Our vision is for a route out of homelessness for everyone in need in Hackney.

To achieve this, we offer professional and holistic support to help our guests rebuild their lives, alongside a hot meal and warm bed.

Watch our Video to find out more

Night Tales

Hackney Winter Night Shelter: Night Tales - Volunteers at the Shelter from Zetteler Films on Vimeo.

This is our story

Hackney Winter Night Shelter has been opening doors to homeless people in the borough since 1996.

How we work

Our guests are supported to not only find more stable accommodation but also to help them to rebuild their lives.

Our impact

Each year we measure our impact on the people that we aim to help.

Shelter stories

Read about some of our guests, our volunteers and people that support us.

Our supporters

We would like to thank the following donors and grant-makers.

Our people

Hackney Winter Night Shelter is led by a group of Trustees and a Charity Director, supported by a small staff team and over 600 volunteers.

Job vacancies

We do not currently have any vacancies at Hackney Winter Night Shelter.


Our most frequently asked questions

Annual Report

Each year we publish an annual report highlighting key areas of our work and how we improve the lives of homeless people in Hackney.
Hackney Winter Night Shelter is a Hackney Doorways project. Registered Charity number 1139183 Company number 07064774
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