Useful Links

Bristol City Council Bristol City Council ( has a statuary obligation to provide accommodation and has other housing responsibilities.
logo_hl[1] Homeless Link ( is the national body for organisations supporting homeless people and working to end homelessness across England and Wales.
logo_ncvo[1] National Council for Voluntary Organisations ( is the umbrella body for the voluntary sector in England.
logo_shelter[1] Shelter ( helps 100,000 people a year fight for their rights, get back on their feet, and find and keep a home. They also tackle the root causes of Britain’s housing crisis by campaigning for new laws, policies and solutions.
Crisis ( has worked in the homelessness sector for more than thirty-five years. Crisis works to raise awareness of the causes and nature of homelessness and to bring about change in law, policy and general attitudes towards homeless people.
The Big Issue ( is part of an international movement, providing opportunities for people facing homelessness to help themselves.
The Bristol Soup Run Trust ( operates a soup run every night of the year for the homeless and others in need.
Caring at Christmas ( provides a Shelter over the Christmas period and is also The Julian Trust’s landlord.
logo_ParkBench[1] The Park Bench ( is a voluntary charitable organisation that aims to provide access to a lending library service for people in Bristol who are unable to register with the Public Library through lack of a permanent address or fixed abode.
Bristol Motor Cycle Action Group ( are regular supporters of the Julian Trust. Each year they organise a run of dozens of motorbikes bringing donations of food and cash to the Bristol Night Shelter.
Voscur ( is the Council for Voluntary Services (CVS) for Bristol. It offers training and other services to community organisations in Bristol.
logo_bcvs[1] Volunteering Bristol ( is a Bristol Volunteer Agency. Their overall aim is to promote, support and develop opportunities for people to become involved in their own community through voluntary work.
Emmaus House ( provides a home, work and support for destitute and homeless people in a supportive community.
Julian House ( is the leading provider of services to homeless men and women in Bath & North East Somerset and the surrounding area.