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 how we help to improve the lives of homeless people in Hackney. We publish an Annual Report highlighting key areas of our work.

Shelter stories

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


Our most frequently asked questions

Our women's shelter

Our year-round shelter provides vital support for some of London's most vulnerable women.

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.

Our supporters

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

Job vacancies

Hackney Winter Night Shelter is a Hackney Doorways project. Registered Charity number 1139183 Company number 07064774
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