Where to find local healthcare advice and support if you’re homeless.
The NHS runs a homeless health service Go to http://homelesshealthservice.co.uk/ (opens new window) from The Compass Centre on Jamaica Street, Bristol, Avon, BS2 8JP.
Phone: 0117 989 2450.
You can drop-in to see a doctor:
- Monday, 2pm and 4pm
- Tuesday, 10am to 12pm
- Wednesday, 10am to 12pm
- Thursday, 2pm to 4pm
- Friday, 9.45am to 11.45am
You can drop-in to see a nurse, Monday to Friday:
- in the morning, 10am and 12.45pm
- in the afternoon, 2pm to 4pm
Their services include:
- general health advice and treatment
- mental health support and advice
- sexual health and contraception advice
- drugs and alcohol support, including advice on self injecting and referral to specialist services wound care, dressings and scans
- testing and counselling for viruses such as HIV or hepatitis B and C
- free flu and hepatitis B vaccination
- opticians service
- foot care clinic
- referrals and contact with other health and homeless services
They also run clinics at:
- the Wild Goose Cafe Go to https://inhope.uk/the-wild-goose/ (opens new window)
- One25 Go to https://one25.org.uk/ (opens new window)
- Bristol Drugs Project Go to https://www.bdp.org.uk/ (opens new window)
- St Mungo’s Longhills Hostel Go to https://www.homeless.org.uk/homeless-england/service/st-mungos-longhills (opens new window)
The Caring Handbook can help you find information and practical advice if you’re experiencing homelessness or hardship.