Street Outreach

Rough Sleeper Street Outreach

Harbour Place provides a team of outreach support workers - operating across North East Lincolnshire.

  • Daily patrols across North East Lincolnshire to offer support to rough sleepers.
  • Respond to reports of 'rough sleepers' from:

The General Public * NELC * Street Link

  • Monitor known squats across the area.
  • Engage with rough sleepers and supporting them to access services and engage with the Night Shelter.
  • Promote and signpost to local agencies.
  • Assist rough sleepers to arrange and attend appointments, e.g.

GPs * Hospital * Harm Reduction Services

  • When available, provide bedding, clean clothing, personal hygiene packs, rucksacks, and sleeping bags to rough sleepers.
  • Referrals to hostels, social and private landlords.
  • Assist rough sleepers to register with Home Choice Lincs and Gateway.
  • Attend appointments/interviews at key agencies to support rough sleepers, including:

Homelessness Prevention Service (NELC) * DWP * Housing Providers

  • Combat social isolation and encourage to engage with the service for support to build relationships and achieve independence.
  • Advocacy on behalf of service users at:

Court hearings * Benefits tribunals * Medical  Assessments

  • Liaise closely with the Homelessness Prevention Service (NELC) on all issues relating to rough sleepers.
  • Provide 'floating support' services to promote the resettlement of service users who have moved into accommodation.

Night Shelter

Please see details for how to access the shelter on the Night Shelter page.

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