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999 Club Nightshelter

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

People who would otherwise be rough sleeping in Lewisham and the surrounding areas. Work with people with low/medium support needs who are claiming benefits, or who are eligible to claim benefits. Offer people respite from rough sleeping, and the opportunity to engage with case managers to find sustainable solutions to their homelessness.

Who we cannot help

People who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol on arrival. We cannot accept arsonists or sex offenders.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

People may self-refer but accessing 999 Club day centre from 0900-1200 Monday to Friday.

Referral procedure

People may approach Bench Outreach, the Jericho Road Project or Deptford Reach for referrals. People may also self refer via the 999 Club Gateway (from Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 12:00). self-refer but accessing 999 Club day centre from 0900-1200 Monday to Friday.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

3-6 Months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

A night shift leader is on duty from 1900-0800, as well as evening and morning volunteers. Advice and support on housing and benefits is available via the 999 Club's Advice Service. Access to in-house activities, employment advice and support and healthcare provision are also available. Signposting and referral to external agencies also takes place.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Deptford or New Cross Gate train station. Deptford Bridge DLR. Buses: 47, 53, 177, 225.