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King's Arms Project Nightshelter

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people, including people with alcohol or drug problems. Must be able to claim Housing Benefit or be working to pay rent.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Bedford Council, Smart and our Outreach Worker

Referral procedure

Applicants are either found rough sleeping via Outreach Services or can contact Bedford housing options to arrange an assessment of their housing needs 01234 718058 or speak to the Nighshelter 01234 266085 who can signpost to our Outreach worker. Clients can come to the door if they need food, blankets and referrals can be made for them.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

1-3 Months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Support workers provide overnight waking cover, practical support and a person centered support to each client. We provide meals and basic toiletries, and have a clothing store and laundry service. referrals can be made for housing, medical appointments, to our Pathways to Employment Service, we have staff OISC registered within KAP that can offer some immigration advice. The Nightshelter is now staffed 24/7 so support is also available in the day.

Total spaces



We have three further rooms all of single occupancy. There are three bathroom in the property and one additional toilet.

Further information

Public transport

Bedford bus and train stations - 10 minutes walk.