Wolverhampton Church Shelter

Wolverhampton Night Shelter logoHaving spent the summer recruiting and training volunteers, the Wolverhampton Church Shelter re-opened its ‘first-steps provision’ on Monday 5 November.

 

The referral process is for the shelter is:

+ Referrals are only accepted from partner agencies (The Good Shepherd Trust, P3 Charity, St George’s, the Refugee Migrant Centre, SUIT and Recovery Near You)

+ All guests must be referred in during the day before 2 pm

+ Referrals are made on Fridays for the weekend/ bank holidays

+ The shelter does not accept referrals outside referral hours, or at night at the Shelter door.

Volunteers to staff the shelter are still required. E-mail churchsheltervolunteers@gmail.com for more information. 


Walsall Night Shelter

Walsall Night Shelter, Darwall Street, opened its doors on Monday 15 October. The service is delivered by the YMCA Black Country Group, in conjunction with Walsall Council. The Shelter will be open every night until Sunday 31 March 2019 between the hours of 8.00pm and 8.00am.

Walsall night shelter

Rough sleepers will be able to access shelter provision until 11.00pm and have to undertake a registration form process. Individuals wishing to access Night Shelter must be 18+ years, must be rough sleepers and have been resident in Walsall (or have a clear link with the borough). The Shelter is run by paid staff with the ongoing, invaluable, support of a team of volunteers.

In order to deliver services to the service-users, Night Shelter is in need of many items. Donate resources to the Night Shelter at the Glebe Centre between 9.00am and 2.00pm Monday to Friday inclusive. Alternatively, bring food donations into the Shelter between 8.00pm and 10.00pm each evening. More information here