Homeless help in Preston

Homeless support

If you have just become homeless, are sleeping rough or need advice for getting off the street, there are a number of support services to help you.


Frequently Asked Questions
Can you find me somewhere to sleep?

We may be able to help you find accommodation if you have recently become homeless through Preston City Council’s homeless assessment. Please call 01772 906412 (office hours) or 01772 906014 (out of office hours).

is there any night shelters in preston?

There are no night shelters for adults rough sleeping in Preston. 

There are a number of soup kitchens and ‘drop ins’ offering free or cheap meals, please see below.

what do i do in the cold winter months?

During the cold winter months, Preston City Council operate a winter watch scheme. 

Rough sleepers can be referred to winter watch via the Foxton Centre.

Soup Kitchen and drop-in’s

Mill Bank Court

Edmund Street

Preston, PR1 1ED

St Wilfrids Hall

Chapel Street


Foxton centre

Community Cafe


Teams on the streets

There are teams of people on the streets of the city centre at night offering help to homeless people. 

Quick Links – Foxton Centre

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Visit Preston City Council

Town Hall
Lancaster Road, Preston

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm (except for early closing Tuesday at 3pm) 

Off the street Preston

Street donations do not help people, long-term, even if the person receiving the money has a real need, the benefit is short-term. 

Foxton Outreach team

On a weekly basis, a team of community social workers, students, social workers and volunteers, take to the street to make contact with people sleeping rough.