Waltham Forest Churches Night Shelter - WFCNS Ltd (Branches)

Waltham Forest Churches Night Shelter - WFCNS Ltd (Branches)

Charity information

Waltham Forest Churches Night Shelter - WFCNS Ltd (Branches)

We have a 27-bed hostel - Branches Hostel - which provides temporary accommodation for up to 18 months for single homeless men and women. We provide support, advice, counselling and resettlement services for all homeless people who contact us. Our team of Key Workers provides support in managing mental health, alcohol or substance dependency, as well as life-skills training so that residents can move on to successful independent living.

Founded 1999

  • Mission statement

    Waltham Forest Churches Night Shelter's mission is to encourage potential and support courageous steps by all who use our services. We aim to reduce homelessness in Waltham Forest and the surrounding areas and change lives by supporting single homeless people to develop the life-skills required to live independently; by empowering individuals to develop their self-confidence; and by facilitating training, learning and employment opportunities.

  • Aims

    Waltham Forest Churches Night Shelter - WFCNS Ltd (Branches) aims to:

    • We will manage our charity efficiently and effectively. We will achieve this by investing in key areas of governance, our staff, volunteers, fundraising, communications and our brand.
    • We will support more homeless men and women to be self-sufficient and live independently. We will provide targeted practical and counselling support to facilitate change; and accessible information.
    • We will increase secondary move-on and permanent housing options. We will be innovative in re-designing our services and our partnerships, and contribute to influencing housing policy nationally.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1999

    Registered Charity Number: 1086888

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 12

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 75

    Phone number: 02085206363

    Address: Branches Hostel 740 Forest Road Walthamstow London E17 3HR

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