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The Big Sleep 2024 will take place on Tuesday 19th March at the University of Leicester and De Montfort University in aid of The Bridge Homelessness to Hope!

Join our team of staff, volunteers and trustees at The Bridge's biggest fundraiser of the year, in aid of people who are experiencing homelessness in Leicester.

Take part as an individual or join a team of family and friends to help us reach our fundraising target and raise awareness of homelessness in the city.


The Bridge Homelessness to Hope is a charity in Leicester that provides support and advocacy to anyone over the age of 18 who is experiencing homelessness.


This includes those who are rough sleeping, sofa surfing, and people who are in temporary or unsuitable accommodation.

If you are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless,

please get in touch with us today.

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Through our support services, our guests have had an improvement in their income 287 times.


Our work has helped to improve the wellbeing of people 3707 times.


Our Hub services were accessed 12,558 times in 2023. 2148 times more than the previous year.

The above figures are correct for January 2020 - December 2023.


We have successfully housed 276 people in temporary or permanent accommodation.

Stay in the Know

Stay up to date with all of the latest news and events from the The Bridge Homelessness to Hope.

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The Hub

The Hub is the central point of activity at The Bridge Homelessness to Hope and is where we offer a wide range of recreational activities to our guests, including Art & Crafts, Music and Football.


All of which have been designed to empower and enable people by building their confidence and skillset in a safe environment.

Find out more about all of the activities we have on offer at The Bridge via our Hub page.


That everyone in Leicester has a place to call home and hope for the future.


To provide support and opportunities to those who are experiencing 



Our operating principles are Compassion, Respect, Hope, and Every Individual Matters.


The Lighthouse Project supports homeless and vulnerably housed adults in Leicester who have multiple and complex needs.

The project aims to increase the mentees’ confidence, reduce social isolation, improve mental and physical health, and access practical help.

Support Us

From donating clothes and food, to fundraising or making regular contributions to our charity, there are many ways in which you can help us continue with our life-changing work.

Check out the ways you can get involved and help us to support the many people who are experiencing homelessness in Leicester.

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We simply cannot do what we do without the ongoing support of our incredible volunteers. 

From supporting our weekly Creative Sessions to working on a one-to-one basis with our mentees, there are many volunteering opportunities at The Bridge Homelessness to Hope. 

Check out our latest roles on our Volunteer page.

Real Stories

Everybody that visits The Bridge Homelessness to Hope has a different experience, but there is one common theme which runs through every story: they feel valued, cared for and loved. The Bridge is not just another drop-in centre, but is often the centre of people’s lives.

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