St Albans homeless charity looking for volunteers for winter shelter

PUBLISHED: 18:20 10 November 2017 | UPDATED: 13:18 13 November 2017

Open Door is looking for volunteers to help St Albans' homeless this winter.

Open Door is looking for volunteers to help St Albans' homeless this winter.

Archant

A St Albans homeless charity is seeking volunteers for its Winter Beds Project.

Open Door sheltered 12 homeless people last year, but nearly 20 were recorded sleeping rough by St Albans council.

This year, the charity has partnered with City Centre Churches to start the Winter Beds Project and provide shelter for local homeless.

Open Door’s founder Kerry Pollard said: “We’re really pleased and looking forward to working with volunteers from the City Centre Churches community to provide these additional beds.”

The project will run from January to March, and volunteers have been asked to come forward.

They will be welcoming guests, supervising overnight, preparing breakfast, setting up and clearing up, and doing laundry and administration.

To find out more, email winterbeds@opendoorstalbans.org

More news stories

A renowned architect will give a lecture at St Albans School next month.

09:00

A Radlett learning centre has started offering a new maths tutoring programme to help pupils meet the demands of the new maths GCSE.

Yesterday, 18:00

A brave local author has recounted her traumatic life experiences in a hard-hitting autobiography about rape, abuse, and reinvention.

Yesterday, 17:51

There’s less than one week left to respond to Hertfordshire County Council’s Local Transport Plan, which the council says will mean a major shakeup of the county’s transport networks in a bid to help them cope in the future.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Herts Advertiser e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Hertfordshire's trusted business finder
Zoo Watch CountryPhile

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards