Weekday Rough Sleeper Outreach:

Our rough sleeper support team are out and about around the city centre every weekday morning roughly 8.30am – 11am to talk to you individually about your needs.  They can provide you with a food pack and other essentials, give housing and welfare advice, and make specialist follow-up appointments at St Petrock’s centre for further support.  You can find out more about their daily route here:


Rough Sleeper Services from St Petrock’s Centre:

If you are currently rough-sleeping, the following services are available on weekdays by appointment from St Petrock’s centre.

  • Basic survival services for rough sleepers: clothing; toiletries; sleeping bags & other essentials
  • Laundry service
  • Phone-charging
  • Collection of post
  • Free Internet access 
  • Advice and referral service: assessments and referrals to partner agencies and accommodation providers, including StP’s Housing projects
  • One-to-one, personalised support
  • Specialist Universal Credit & benefits advice (see here for details)
  • A chiropodist  is available on Thursdays, 10am – 12noon (currently suspended due to Covid-19)
  • mental health drop-in service is available Fridays, 10am – 1pm (currently operating remotely – please speak to a member of staff for referral)

To make an appointment, please contact us on rsleepersupport@stpetrocks.org.uk / 01392 217550 or speak directly to a member of our team.

Further support during the Covid-19 Crisis:

Please see our Housing Advice page for details of how to explore emergency accommodation options with Exeter City Council during the Covid-19 crisis.

Our  Free Food page has details of where you can get free cooked food in the evenings and at the weekends.

Hand-washing and toilet facilities are now available in some public toilets: https://exeter.gov.uk/clean-safe-city/environment/public-toilets