Gloucester City Faith Outreach and Provisions

Published: Friday March 31, 2017

Across Gloucester city food assistance is provided for homeless people in the following locations:

Monday        noon Salvation Army, 9pm soup run Eastgate Street pedestrian area.

Tuesday       11am-12.30pm Seventh Day Adventist Church, Cromwell Street.

12.30pm drinks Outdoor Church, bandstands Gloucester Park.

Wednesday 11am-12.30pm Gloucester City Mission, George Whitfield Centre.

noon-2pm (not free) Brunswick Baptist Church.

9pm soup run Eastgate Street.

Thursday     7.40-8.40 (doors close) Breakfast Club, Cathedral Coffee Shop.

noon-2pm (not free) Brunswick Baptist Church.

Thursday    11am-12.30pm Seventh Day Adventist Church, Cromwell Street

Friday         11.30am meal, The Galley, Mariners Hall, Llanthony Road.

noon-2pm (not free) Brunswick Baptist Church.

Saturday    9pm-10.30pm food handout across city centre by Project Beacon.


Drop in Centres

P3 –Mon-Fri, 10am to 5pm from 13 Ladybellegate street office

CAB – Mon-Fri, 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Green Square – information on their website of various drop in locations and times.

GCC – Mon-Fri 9.30am to 5pm at Herbert warehouse

GARAS – (only for non-uk clients) – Mon, Wed and Fri, 10am to 4pm.

Youth Support team – (for clients aged 16 to 19.) Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm from 48 London Road or call the Fast Track Team on 01452 547540.

Call the emergency duty team if it cannot wait for a drop in (01452 614194) and Nightstop for young people ( )


The following organisations offer help and advice to the homeless, marginalised and vulnerably housed in the city of Gloucester.

Gloucester City Mission | 01452 410222

Streetlink, Gloucestershire Outreach Service | 0300 500 0914

P3,  Gloucestershire Homeless Service  | 0808 178 6003. Drop-in service for rough sleepers is at 13 Ladybellegate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2HN, 10-5 Monday-Friday.

Garas, Support to those seeking asylum in Gloucestershire | 01452 550528

Emmaus, Homeless Charity – Community Home & Shops | 01452 551146

Citizens Advice | 01452 527202

Food Bank, Emergency Food Packages, Referral Required | 01452 309683

Salvation Army | 116123 (Freephone)

Turning Point, Substance Misuse & Recovery Services | 0300 123 1512

CAP Debt Help, Award Winning Debt Counselling Charity | 0800 123 1512

NHS 111 | Call 111 (when less urgent than 999)

Probation | 01452 389200

Samaritans | 01452 306333

Gloucestershire Nightstop, Emergency Accomodation for Young Homeless People Aged 16-25 | 01452 331330

In Gloucester there is a  Faith & Voluntary Community Sector Homeless and Vulnerable Forum with membership inclusive of but not limited to, representatives from all faiths in Gloucester, Voluntary & Community Sector and relevant Service Providers.

The purpose of the forum is to:-

  • Increase awareness of homelessness and encourage partnership working across all sectors.
  • Share experiences between members to help support and improve services for those at risk of being made homeless and those who are currently experiencing homelessness.
  • Work collectively to reduce homelessness in Gloucester and the wider area
  • Bring together faith groups, voluntary sector and relevant statutory partners to share service experience and provision within the area.


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