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Sleeping on the streets and homeless

This section is for people who are homeless and sleeping on the streets. It contains information about the services available, including day centres, outreach work and nightshelters. It also contains advice about safety on the streets, medical care and claiming benefits.

The section on what to do in an emergency explains your options if you are currently homeless, and has more information on hostels, nightshelters and other crisis accommodation.

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