If you are homeless in Preston, are sleeping rough, or need advice about how to get off the streets and move on, there are a number of support services in the city that can help you.
The Foxton Centre: We are a Preston-based charity set in the heart of the city centre of Preston. The Centre employs staff and volunteers in a range of work with groups and individuals who are ‘at risk’ or are on the margins of society.
Moving On: Barnardo’s Moving On project works with young people aged 16 to 25 who are homeless or in housing need and is part of the Barnardo’s North West Homelessness project. Barnardos also manage supported housing units and services for young people in Merriweather on Fishergate and in Preston Foyer in Lawson Street.
Emmaus Community: A residential community in Preston. For more information about Emmaus Preston and to enquire about referrals, please phone: 01772 796622
Foundations Progress Housing run a number of schemes to help people facing homelessness or fleeing domestic violence. Foundations and Inn2, based on Oxford Street in the Avenham area in Preston is a new two-storey building, housing 22 self-contained flats for adults and young people.
Fox Street Community – accommodation and support for up to 20 homeless men. Fox Street is managed by Methodist Action NW
The Salvation Army Preston: A worship and community centre offering emergency help to homeless people, including a Friday Lunchtime Meal. (sorry no accommodation in Preston).
Recycling Lives – a project which provides a residential support programme for up to 25 people in Preston, plus much else.
SLEAP – emergency accommodation for young people in Leyland
If you are experiencing domestic violence and need help please call our 24 hour Domestic Violence Helpline – 01772 201601 or if you require urgent assistance please telephone the police on 999 . Contact Preston Domestic Violence Services For more information