Do you need help or know someone who does?
We will be open for emergency accommodation from Thursday 1st November 2018 until the morning of

Friday 29th March 2019.

Admission Criteria

WNSMK is for men and women (aged 18 and over) who have nowhere else to stay. There are 30 bed spaces per night. Every guest must be referred in advance in order to have a bed.

Referrals

If you or someone you know needs help, please contact the Welfare Officer to find out of there are any vacancies and to arrange an assessment interview:

Tel: 07549 609427

welfare@winternightsheltermk.com.

Safety and Security

Guests will be required to undergo a risk assessment before being admitted to the WNSMK. For everyone’s safety, anyone who shows threatening or disruptive behaviour will be asked to leave; guests are admitted on the basis that they accept the WNSMK rules.

OTHER USEFUL SERVICES

Citizens Advice Milton Keynes

provide free, independent advice in a number of areas including benefits, employment, debt and money, housing and immigration.

Tel: 01908 604475 or visit Acorn House, 361 Midsummer Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3HP.

Milton Keynes Council

provides an emergency service to help those who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.

Their homelessness prevention team can be contacted on 01908 253481 (or 01908 226699 emergency out of hours).

Email Homeless.enquiries@milton-keynes.gov.uk.

MK Storehouse

provides donated clothing for adults and for children of school age upwards free of charge to families and individuals who are in need and have been referred.

Contact via www.mkstorehouse.org.

Compass Milton Keynes

helps those struggling with alcohol or drug use by providing recovery/treatment services and support programmes.

Tel: 01908 250730;

email: compassmk@compass-uk.org.

YMCA Milton Keynes

provide accommodation and support to homeless and formerly homeless young adults through an emergency hostel and flats, to help them towards sustainable living.

Tel: 01908 295600;
email: admin@mkymca.com.

MK Food Bank

provides emergency food parcels to families and individuals in need.

Tel: 01908 322 800; email thefoodbank@mkcc.org.uk

If you are sleeping rough or are concerned about someone sleeping rough you can contact the Milton Keynes Rough Sleeper Outreach Project on info@roughsleeperpartnership.co.uk

Reception café and base for daytime support services:
Unity Park Station (formerly The Old Bus Station), 401 Elder Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 1LR.

Registered office:
The Ridgeway Centre, Featherstone Road, Wolverton Mill South, Milton Keynes, MK12 5TH.

Charity Reference No. 1149480
Registered Company No. 08232340