Night Shelter for homeless

If you are sleeping rough tonight, we would like to help

Overnight stays available on Night Owl Shelter Bus

Call 01234 334600 or 07826 488975 now

The Night Owl Night Shelter is a well-equipped bus with reclining seats to provide overnight accommodation and support if the temperature drops below 0 degrees. In partnership with the ‘Need Project’, we are also able to provide blankets, sleeping bags and refreshments for those who are in immediate crisis.

We will also aim to move you onto a more permanent shelter or advise on how to access additional support.

Night Shelter Bus Service Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 9pm – 6am Pick ups are available in Central Bedfordshire and Bedford, please call 01234 334600 (9am-5pm) or 07721127006 (after 5pm) for more details. If the temperature drops below 0 degrees additional accommodation will also be available at Sandy Baptist Church. (access is only available via the Night Owl bus) The Night Owl does not currently run on a Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Please call for more details as there may be changes to this service.

What’s on-board;

  1. Reclining seats
  2. Kitchen proving simple refreshments and snacks
  3. Heated

What services do we provide;

  1. Advice with housing applications and accessing supported accommodation
  2. Assistance with identifying areas of need
  3. Sign posting to specialist support agencies
  4. Provision of a safe and warm environment to sleep overnight

To be eligible to use the Night Owl Bus you will need to;

  • Be any age (although for under 16’s the appropriate agencies will be contacted)
  • Rough sleeper
  • Abide by the bus rules (see below)

Find out more call 01234 334600 (9am – 5pm) / 07721127006 (after 5pm)

Places are subject to availability. Amicus Trust reserves the right to refuse use of the bus.

Bus Rules

  • No alcohol, weapons, drugs/drug paraphernalia or solvents allowed
  • No consumption of alcohol or use of illegal drugs or legal highs whilst accepting the support of the bus
  • No smoking (inclusive of E-cigarettes)

Night Owl Latest News!

Night Shelter Bus Service Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 9pm – 6am Pick ups are available in Central Bedfordshire and Bedford, please call 01234 334600 (9am-5pm) or 07721127006 (after 5pm) for more details.

back of the night owl bus

If you know of someone in crisis

If you have seen someone rough sleeping or think you know of someone in crisis you can call us on 01234 334600 (9am-5pm) or 07721127006 (after 5pm) and we can take the Night Owl past their location to see if we can offer support.