Do you need help or know someone who does?

Our centre, Unity Park Station (401 Elder Gate, MK9 1LR) is open to provide year-round support to rough sleepers, sofa surfers, people in emergency accommodation or temporary housing, anyone at risk of homelessness, those who need support with their tenancies and others who are vulnerable.

Welfare Support

If you need help our welfare team will meet with you to assess your situation and create a personal support plan for you. In-person appointments can be made using the following details:

Welfare team phone: 07549 609427
Welfare team email: welfare@wnsmk.org

We can provide:

  • practical help including food, clothing, sleeping bags, access to showers and laundry facilities
  • administrative help to access ID and benefits
  • help to find accommodation and employment
  • well-being and mental health support including referrals to medical and dental care, addiction counsellors and support groups
  • a Community Club that provides a free café and social space to find connection
  • a safe, friendly night shelter during the coldest months.

Food Provision and Community Club

We provide hot meals and food supplies to take away. We also have clothing, sleeping supplies and toiletries available.

Monday:    Food Service (10am–2pm)

Tuesday:    Community Club (10am–12.30pm)

Wednesday:    Community Club (10am–12.30pm)

If you need support or someone to talk to come and join us for a cup of tea on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Our friendly volunteers run the free Community Club cafe and provide a listening ear. We have social activities and free services such as hairdressing/barbers, mobile GP surgeries and access to well-being therapists.

OTHER USEFUL SERVICES

Citizens Advice Milton Keynes

provide free, independent advice in a number of areas including benefits, employment, debt and money, housing and immigration.

Tel: 01908 604475 or visit Acorn House, 361 Midsummer Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3HP.

Milton Keynes Council

provides an emergency service to help those who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.

Their homelessness prevention team can be contacted on 01908 253481 (or 01908 226699 emergency out of hours).

Email Homeless.enquiries@milton-keynes.gov.uk.

MK Storehouse

provides donated clothing for adults and for children of school age upwards free of charge to families and individuals who are in need and have been referred.

Contact via www.mkstorehouse.org.

Compass Milton Keynes

helps those struggling with alcohol or drug use by providing recovery/treatment services and support programmes.

Tel: 01908 250730;

email: compassmk@compass-uk.org.

YMCA Milton Keynes

provide accommodation and support to homeless and formerly homeless young adults through an emergency hostel and flats, to help them towards sustainable living.

Tel: 01908 295600;
email: admin@mkymca.com.

MK Food Bank

provides emergency food parcels to families and individuals in need.

Tel: 01908 322 800; email thefoodbank@mkcc.org.uk

If you are sleeping rough or are concerned about someone sleeping rough you can contact the Milton Keynes Rough Sleeper Outreach Project on info@roughsleeperpartnership.co.uk

Reception café and base for daytime support services:
Unity Park Station (formerly The Old Bus Station), 401 Elder Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 1LR.

Registered office:
The Ridgeway Centre, Featherstone Road, Wolverton Mill South, Milton Keynes, MK12 5TH.

Charity Reference No. 1149480
Registered Company No. 08232340