Resources for day centres

Practical downloads to help you demonstrate the impact of your service, plan for the future and find ways to improve the support you offer.

Making the difference to end rough sleeping - a handbook for day centres

Day centres are often wrongly seen as operating on the fringes of homelessness provision, however they can and often do play a vital role in tackling rough sleeping. This handbook highlights ways that many day centres are making the most of their unique position in local efforts to end rough sleeping.


Day centres - collecting, understanding and using data

Planning and fundraising for day centres

A more business focused approach to fundraising can help you stand out when applying for grants and commissions.


Good practice case studies from day centres

Good practice approaches to working with migrant clients and with clients who drink.


Downloads: No Second Night Out - the role of day centres

A supplement to our main guidance on adopting the No Second Night Out standard, recognising the distinctive role that day centres play.


Downloads: preparing for winter - a guide for day centres

Practical guide to preparing frontline services to manage risk and maximise engagement during cold weather. Includes information on healthcare, engagement, resources and service provision.


Making the difference: How day centres are helping to tackle rough sleeping 2014

This guide explains how, by working closely with day centres, councils and other agencies can ensure that no opportunity to help someone sleeping rough is wasted.


Talk To Us

Vicky Album

Vicky Album

Innovation and good practice project manager

Vicky is an innovation and good practice project manager, leading our National Day Centres Project. She also manages Reboot UK, developing digital inclusion practices within homelessness agencies.

Telephone: 020 7840 4423
Twitter: @HLDayCentres