Survival Handbook

Providing practical information to those in crisis experiencing homelessness, and empowering community action groups and Bristol businesses with the knowledge to signpost and help.

The Survival Handbook is designed to be a point of reference for anyone finding themselves homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in the Bristol area.

It also helps agencies and other organisations in the city through providing useful information to assist them in helping homeless people.

The handbook includes information about:

  • Accommodation advice
  • Day centres
  • Food – details of agencies and organisations which supply food to homeless and vulnerable people
  • Health – medical, dental and other health services including drug, alcohol and mental health support services
  • Public toilets
  • Advice and support
  • Benefit advice
  • Employment and training
  • Seasonal support
  • Charity shops
  • Helplines
  • Map of the city centre showing location of services
  • Animal and welfare
  • Locations which are welcoming, non-institutional and vibrant.

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