Basildon Homeless Outreach

Grays RM17 01375 394 668

We provide community-based outreach support to individuals who are homeless and rough sleeping in Basildon.

At a glance

  • Support available overnight
  • Tailored and flexible support packages
  • Support in the community


Providing support for long-term and entrenched rough sleepers, as well as those who are newly homeless and sleeping rough. Staff will help people to find appropriate accommodation and provide support with applying for financial assistance and managing a tenancy, with the aim of breaking the cycle of repeat homelessness.

Support planning

Our highly-trained staff provide outreach support during the daytime and evenings throughout the week. Support levels can vary to suit individual needs, from just a couple of hours a week, to more frequent and regular levels of support. 

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff provide mental health support five days a week, during office hours. We provide weekly contact, but this can vary to suit the client’s needs.

We can support with:

  • Managing housing-related issues such as homelessness, evictions and re-settlement 
  • Securing and maintaining a tenancy
  • Emotional and mental health
  • Drug and alcohol misuse
  • Finding suitable accommodation
  • Applying for accommodation via social or private landlords
  • Signposting and accessing other services
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)


To be eligible for assistance from Basildon Homeless Outreach, clients must:

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Be homeless and/or rough sleeping in Basildon

How to apply

Our team work in partnership with the Housing Services team at Basildon Borough Council

All referrals must be made via Streetlink or the Streetlink app and staff will aim to locate the individual on their next outreach visit.

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