Homelessness and Rough Sleeping

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have changed the way we are delivering our services. Housing services can still be accessed, but we will not be providing face to face contact.

See further information about changes to services.

How to get help if you are homeless, at risk of homelessness or concerned about someone who is

I Am Homeless Or At Risk Of Homelessness

Come and see us as soon as possible, so we can try to help you stay in your current home. The sooner you let us know, the more we can do to help.

I Am Rough Sleeping Or Concerned About Someone Who Is

Get help if you are sleeping rough in Bournemouth, or find out how you can help if you are concerned about someone rough sleeping.

Why do people become homeless?

There is no one reason for why someone ends up rough sleeping. Find out about some of the complex reasons of why many people rough sleep.

Make Change Count

Find out the best way to help a homeless person get off the street. Information on services, support and contacts available to rough sleepers.

Housing First

The Housing First service is an alternative to traditional schemes that tackle rough sleeping

Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP)

St Mungo's, the rough sleeper team, will be making every effort to offer shelter to all people sleeping rough during extreme weather.

Housing Related Strategies, Policies and Performance

Our policies and strategies to address homelessness.