GET HELP

Head in Hands

Get in touch with us today

If you or someone you are worried about is currently homeless, sofa surfing or at risk of becoming homeless, please get in touch with us today.

Call us on 0116 222 1161 or email hello@bridgeleicester.org to speak to a member of the team, who will be happy to offer you advice.

our services

We have both male and female shower facilities available.

Our case workers at The Bridge are available to talk to and here to offer you advice and support.

We have clothes washing and drying facilities.

We have computers and free WIFI access available.

Food and drinks are served to anyone using our facilities or accessing support.

We have men's and women's clothing available to those in need.

FAQs

I am not a rough sleeper, will I still be considered homeless?

You don't have to be sleeping on the streets or not have a roof over your head to be considered homeless. You may be sleeping on a friend's sofa or in a car, staying in a hostel, or living in overcrowded or unsuitable accommodation.

Does The Bridge provide accommodation?

 

The Bridge does not provide accommodation for people to stay in. 

 

For help with housing please, get in contact with Leicester City Council.

Call 0116 454 1008 (Monday to Friday 8am-5pm).

 

For emergencies on weekends/out of hours please, call The Dawn Centre on 0116 221 2770.

How can The Bridge help me?

We offer support to anyone who is homeless or who is at risk of becoming homeless. The Bridge provides a safe space for people to wash and dry their clothing, shower, access WIFI, get clothes and toiletries as well as eat a hot meal whilst socialising with others.

   

Our caseworkers can also support you and give you advice with the following:

 

  • Housing Applications

  • Benefit Applications

  • EU Settlement Scheme Applications

  • Connecting you with a GP or Dentist

  • Job Applications/Writing a CV

  • Accessing Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

To receive one-to-one support you will need to make an appointment with one of our caseworkers.

 

Please, call 0116 222 1161 to book an appointment.