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Greenwich Winter Night Shelter (GWNS)

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Homeless men and women with low support needs. Can accept couples. Guests do not need a local connection but will be prioritised if they have a Greenwich Connection. Can accept NRFP. Do not allow pets.

Who we cannot help

History of arson, violence, or sex offence. Chemically dependent individuals.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referral by agreed partner agencies only.

Referral procedure

Referral must be accepted as appropriate and availability confirmed by GWNS case worker. Referral form by email - can phone to discuss as necessary.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

≤ 1 Month

Support and accommodation

Total spaces



Scope to introduce twin rooms and accept more guests post-CV19.

Further information

Public transport

Mottingham Station is a 4 min walk away. The 124 bus runs from directly in front of the building and the 160 and 660 bus stops are a 10 min walk away.