“Defend the rights of the poor and needy.”
Proverbs 31 : 9
Are You Homeless?
The shelter is only open between November and March. It did not run in 2020-21, and ran in a smaller way in a hotel in 2021-22
Getting in to the shelter
Sorry, we cannot take in people who just turn up at the shelter, or are recommended by the public. You have to be referred by St Mungo Broadway’s outreach team (020 8840 9653), Acton Homeless Concern (020 8992 5768) or Ealing Soup Kitchen (020 8566 3507 x208). Priority is usually given to people with a local connection to the London Borough of Ealing.
If you are homeless in the Ealing area, the following support is available:
Street Link: 0300 500 0914
This will be checked by St Mungo’s Broadway, whose outreach team locate and help people sleeping on the street.
Shelter helpline: 0344 515 1540
This is a free number for anyone in housing difficulty.
Acton Homeless Concern
1 Berrymead Gardens
020 8992 5768
A whole range of services are available, including hot meals, showers, clothing, doctor, benefits advice and life skills.
Opening times vary, but generally open from midday – 2pm.
The Damien Centre
3-5 Church Road
Social activities, TV, tea, coffee and sandwiches.
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 12 noon, 2pm – 6pm
Ealing Soup Kitchen
St Johns Church
Saturdays & Sundays 3:30pm – 5pm
Help and advice, and light refreshments available at Friday Hub: 2pm – 3:30pm
7pm – 9pm Monday Hub drop-in (at Salvation Army in Leeland Road)
Hanwell Homeless Concern
A Free Lunch is available on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at these locations:
Monday – St Thomas Church, Boston Road, W7. Midday – 1:30pm
Wednesday – St Joseph’s Church, Uxbridge Road W7. 11am – 1pm
Friday – Hanwell Methodist Church, Church Road, W7. 12:30 – 2pm