You can use the tool below to find the ideal local services for a homeless person in or around Bedford. Follow these directions for using the tool:
- If you know the address or the name, you can search for these using the first two SEARCH boxes.
- Then select the type(s) of service you need in the CATEGORY section.
- Lastly click SEARCH to find the services you need.
Housing for Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Training courses available to people who are not currently working or who are working less than 16 hours.
Overnight accommodation for people who would otherwise have nowhere else to sleep for the night. Open 365 days a year.
Floating Tenancy support, general housing advice & support, DWP and Housing benefit claims, follow ups and renewals and signposting and referral to specialist agencies.
Providing support for young people who are vulnerable, disadvantaged and or traumatised in one way or the other.
Supported housing accommodation providing innovative mentoring and support service for people experiencing mental health-related issues.
Supported living accommodation to allow clients to live in a home of their own and to develop skills to live more independently.
We offer supported accommodation to 16-25 year olds who are either pregnant or who have children under the age of 2 years.
Supported accommodation for homeless individuals (ages 16-65)
Providing support to those living in Bedfordshire who feel they have poor educational attainment.
Portable soup kitchen to offer shelter, support and warm bowl of goodness
Supporting those who are long-term rough sleeping.
Providing properties to rent in collaboration with local councils.
Offer a number of services to clients, which help with successful integration into British society.
Helping homeless clients make the huge leap from homeless to employment through one-to-one mentoring; life-skills courses; and voluntary work placements.
Drugs and Alcohol services - advice, treatment and support for changes clients want to make in their drug and alcohol use.
Supporting rough sleepers to engage with courses, employment and housing options.
A well-equipped bus with reclining seats to provide overnight accommodation and support if the temperature drops below 0 degrees. Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights only.
Shared houses to give independence and opportunity to find paid employment.
Mental wellbeing, Recovery support, Building resilience, Counselling, Mentoring, Employment and workplace support, Training, Information and advice.
Sunday Afternoon Meal & Meeting for the homeless 4.00pm (except the first Sunday in the month).
We also have a drop in on a Wednesday afternoon from 2-3.30pm when we provide a light snack and refreshments.
Your local job centre can administer claims for Universal Credit, Jobseeker's Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support.
Offering housing advice and homelessness referrals.
Homelessness advocacy and support - offers bespoke training around homelessness law, data protection and good practice when working with people who are homeless.
Soup, hot drinks, sandwiches. Sometimes cakes and biscuits.
A weekly outreach meal providing hot food for rough sleepers and those in need. A safe place where people are able to talk and receive support.
A free food and essential items shop for the less fortunate and those in crisis and helps families and individuals in need.
Emmaus offers a home, a job, a purpose - given their own room, clothing, food and drink, as well as a small weekly allowance. Community Living.
We are a charity which provides a weekly service, on a solely volunteer basis, to those with any needs, be it through homelessness, being rootless, lonely or financial hardship (as examples). We are not discriminatory and all are welcome, regardless of social circumstances. We provide a hot hearty meal with vegetarian options, filling salads and a pudding, on top of the hot and cold drink choices. Plus, there are always crisps, fruit, vegetables, chocolate, sandwiches and cakes to perhaps save for the next day. In addition to meeting food needs for humans we try to help out the animals too. We also provide tents, sleeping bags, duvets, clothes, shoes, toiletries and washing powder. For those in hostels or in their first homes, if available, we provide them with essentials such as pots, pans, cutlery and crockery and at items furniture.
Day Centre providing food, support, medical facilities, group work.
29 bed Clarence House will provide 24-hour specialist, intensive support to some of Bedford’s most vulnerable people so they can they break the cycle of homelessness. By giving targeted and supported accommodation, local people with complex needs will be able to take steps towards long term independence. The scheme will also offer a ‘move on’ service for those who have been helped by the complex needs element, to make sure people don’t return to a cycle of homelessness.
Hot authentic Punjabi Curry meals for the Homeless, families, individuals and anyone in need. The first Sunday of each month, 6pm.
Three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support.
Advocacy for a broad range of issues.
Training is offered to individuals or organisations for supporting vulnerable people.
A resettlement project with shared and individual houses in the community for adult male offenders. Floating support. Drop-in service.