day centres and hostels
Bedford Concern for the Homeless and Rootless (BECHAR)
The Prebend Day Centre
12 Prebend Street
Service offered ^ back to top
Drop-in day centre for homeless people and people aged 16+ needing support. Shelter, hot food, showers, laundry, clothing and general goods store. Advice and help with housing, benefits and personal finance. Support and referrals for substance misusers. Medical room. Social activities. A range of satellite clinics are run at the premises - call for schedule and details.
Anyone aged 16 and over who is homeless or needs support.
Bedford and surrounding villages.
How to contact ^ back to top
Drop-in or phone.
|Monday||8.30am - 3.45pm|
|Tuesday||8.30am - 3.45pm|
|Wednesday||8.30am - 3pm|
|Thursday||8.30am - 3.45pm|
|Friday||8.30am - 3.45pm|
|Weekends||Sat & Sun 10.15am - 1.30pm|
Access information ^ back to top
Yes - full
Volunteering and donations ^ back to top
See info on the Contribute page of the website.
Further information ^ back to top
Type of organisation
6 full time, 4 part time, 30+ volunteers.
10 minutes walk from Bedford town centre, bus and train stations.