Getting Help

Are you homeless and sleeping rough
in St Albans?


The Drop-In Service at 8 Bricket Road, St Albans AL1 3JX, can provide advice about:


  • Getting a bed in the Open Door night shelter
  • Registering with the St Albans Council Housing Service
  • Eligibility for benefits


Counselling and health advice is also available


The Drop-In Service is open from 2.30 to 4.00pm (on weekdays only)


You can call us on 01727 859113

Useful telephone numbers

Centre 33, 2A Spicer St (see link below)
01727 830901
Herts Young Homeless
08000 355775
Mental Health Helpline
01438 843322
116 123
St Albans Council
01727 819355
St Albans Police
Streetlink UK
0300 500 0914

The Drop-in Service

This service is available on every weekday afternoon from 2.30pm to 4.00pm.
It provides support and advice on a range of issues, such as housing, benefits and employment. Counselling and health advice is also available, and lunch is provided.

If you’re concerned about a rough sleeper, please contact:

If you think the person you are concerned about is in immediate danger or needs urgent care. Please call 999.