A range of resources published for the Winter Night Shelter Network.

If you need anything that you don’t see here, please let us know.

Winter 2021 Toolkit

A guide for organisations that provide night shelters, in a variety of forms, shaped in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

A New Season For Night Shelters – Research Report

By Juliette Hough and Becky Rice

Download the research presentation

This slide presentation is from The Future of Night Shelters Webinar

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Listen to the research presentation and Q&A

This audio recording is from The Future of Night Shelters Webinar

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Our Resources

Funding Directory - 25th November 2021

This is a directory of funding opportunities, including national, regional, and specific key funders and databases.

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Modular Units & Pods: A Starter Guide for Night Shelters - 27th May 2021

DOWNLOAD TO USE. An interactive table crammed full of what you need to know about the main types of the Pod & Modular Units that are out there

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Vaccination FAQ - 2nd February 2021

An FAQ to answer your questions on the vaccination for staff, volunteers and guests

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Case Studies Vol 2 - A New Season - 18th January 2021

Our second volume of case studies and examples of new methods of delivering support to people experiencing homelessness

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Community Connections - Walking alongside people experiencing homelessness - 18th January 2021

A more in depth look into the work of Mentoring or Befriending models of support

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Case Studies Vol 1 - A New Season - 13th August 2020

Supporting Night Shelter projects to plan for Winter 2020: Case studies and examples of new methods of delivering support to people experiencing homelessness

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Shelter in a Pack (SIAP)

This flagship resource offers significant support and training for new projects, access to policies and procedure templates and includes the Quality Mark accreditation if completed within a year of start-up

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Severe Weather Emergency Protocols (SWEP)

SWEP is an emergency humanitarian response to extreme weather, intended to be activated at short notice, and to alleviate the health impacts of such conditions. This primarily takes the form of shelter or short-term accommodation

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Other resources

Groundswell leaflet for guests - Communal

This leaflet is for guests within your project, in communal spaces, with space to write in relevant contact information

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Groundswell leaflet for guests - Single rooms

This leaflet is for guests within your project, in single rooms, with space to write in relevant contact information

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