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If you are homeless, sleeping rough or facing a housing crisis, contact your local council housing options team to find out what help they can offer.

Call 999 if you are under 18 or need emergency help

All referrals to Alabaré homeless services must come through the local authority (Wiltshire Council, North Devon and North Somerset) apart from our North Somerset drug & alcohol recovery service for men only. If you need additional support or advice, please get in touch today.

Use this link to find your local council

Access Streetlink

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If you are currently sleeping rough, you can make an alert with StreetLink. Your alert will be passed on to your local outreach team who will try to find you at the location you give us.


An outreach team will help as soon as they can – but please don’t wait. Seek other help if you can.

Streetlink website

Search for local support services

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Homeless provides a link to the most comprehensive database of homelessness services. It is constantly updated and lists of 1,500 projects up and down the country with contact details and service descriptions.

Search for hostels and other support services here.

Homeless Link website

Wiltshire council

North Somerset local authority

North Devon local authority

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01271 388870

The North Devon Council office in Barnstaple is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9am – 1pm and Ilfracombe 9am – 5pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. If it is after 5pm or at the weekend call the out of hours number 01271 388240.

Alabaré Drop-In Centres

Rough sleepers can get free meals, showers, and advice at Alabaré ‘Somewhere to Go’ Drop-In Centres in Salisbury and Chippenham.


Alabaré Place

01722 334687

(open Monday – Saturday from 11am – 3pm)

58 Barnard Street, Salisbury SP1 2BJ

get directions


Unity House

01249 588018

(open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2pm to 6pm)

4 Wood Lane, Chippenham SN15 3DJ

get directions

Severe Weather Emergency Protocol

SWEP is activated when the Met Office forecasts a temperature below zero Celsius for at least three consecutive nights. Alerts will be made on our and Wiltshire Council social media pages.

During SWEP Alabaré Place Salisbury has ten bed spaces

Unity House Chippenham has six bed spaces

Contact information:

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Rough Sleeper Team 0300 456 0106

During out of office hours please call the Emergency Duty Service on 0300 456 0100

Self-referral to Alabaré North Somerset Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (Weston-Super-Mare)

For self referral to our Parent & baby service or our Young people service please see the relevant pages.

Other helpful organisations

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Samaritans helpline for emotional support

116 123

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Find A Nightstop

Dogs Trust Hope Project

02078 337611

Citizens Advice (offices in Chippenham, Trowbridge, Devizes, Salisbury)

0800 144 884

Food banks in Wiltshire

Devizes Foodbank

Tues to Thurs 10am – 12pm / 2pm – 4pm

Unit 4, Glenmore Business Centre, Waller Road, Devizes, SN10 2EQ

The Hub@BA15

Mon – Fri 10am – 1pm

Church Street, Bradford upon Avon, BA15 1LS

St Paul’s Foodbank Centre

Mon/Wed/Friday 11am – 2pm

Fisherton Street, Salisbury SP2 7QW

Amesbury Foodbank

Tues 11am – 1pm & Thurs 1pm – 3pm

Amesbury Methodist Church, The High Street, Amesbury SP4 7ET

Storehouse Foodbank

Tues/Thurs & Friday 10am – 12.30pm

Emmanuel Church Buildings, Trowbridge BA14 8RZ

Cross Point

Mon & Thurs 10am – 12pm

Westbury Community Project, Eden Vale Road, Westbury BA13 3NY

Warminster Foodbank

Tues/Weds & Fri 10am – 1pm

Dewey House, North Row BA12 9AD

Downton Foodbank

Thurs 9am – 11am

Downton Baptist Church, South Lane, Downton SP5 3NA

Services for the homeless & vulnerable

Opendoors Devizes

Access to showers, food and benefit support

Southbroom Centre, Victoria Road, Devizes, SN10 1HG

The Hub Bradford upon Avon

Benefits support and internet access

Church Street, Bradford upon Avon, BA15 1LS

Mon – Fri 10am – 1pm

Cornerstone Warminster

Benefits support and internet access

Central Cark, BA12 9BT

Mon/Weds/Fri 10am – 12.30pm


En Circles Salisbury

Hot and cold food

Millstream Coach Park

Mon – Sat 7pm and Sunday 12.45pm

Quick contact

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