Isle of Wight Council Press Release: homelessness provision

In News by Bembridge PC

 With weather alerts in place for the Isle of Wight and dropping temperatures, the winter shelter provision delivered by The Salvation Army provides warmth, food and shelter to anyone (18 years+) that find themselves without a place to stay.

If you are aware or in contact with someone without somewhere to stay, please encourage them to contact either The IOW Council Housing Team on (day time: 01983 823040 or out of hours: 01983 821105) or The Salvation Army (01982 812743).

Individuals 16 years + with no place to stay can also contact The IOW Housing Team.

If you are concerned about someone sleeping rough, you can also send an alert to Streetlink by visiting www.streetlink.org.uk , via the mobile app, available for Apple and Android devices, or by calling 0300 500 0914 – this will connect them to local services and support.

If you suspect someone is in immediate risk, harm or danger from sleeping rough, please telephone the Police on 999.