New to Rough Sleeping?

If you have been made homeless (or are at risk of being made homeless), please contact Exeter City Council  as soon as possible for advice and to explore potential options.


Please remember that rough sleeping is dangerous and should always be a last resort.  If you do rough sleep, please follow this advice:

– Always sleep where there are other people.

– Make sure you sleep on top of something like a blanket, a sleeping bag or a bench and not directly on the ground.

– Try to keep your head, hands and feet well covered and warm.

– Eat or drink something hot before going to bed in order to keep your body warm. (Please see our Free Food page for details of where you can get free hot food)