News & events

We’re looking for a Caseworker to join our growing team!

We’re looking for a Caseworker to join our growing team!

Do you have experience supporting people to find solutions to complex challenges? We are looking for a caseworker to advocate on behalf of our guests, signpost to local services and support them to move on into more sustainable, longer term housing solutions. You would be joining the charity at an exciting time of its development as we are in the process of renovating a static shelter ready to launch in January 2022.

You can read the job description here, deadline for applications is Monday 6 December 2021.

Please spread the word and if you have questions about either role feel free to get in touch with Katy at .

Greenwich Councillors Charity Sleepout

Greenwich Councillors Charity Sleepout

Greenwich councillors have organised a charity sleepout to raise funds for Greenwich Winter Night Shelter and Woolwich Service Users Project. They will be braving the cold on Friday 19 November in front of Woolwich Town Hall. Show your support and … Read more...
November Newsletter

November Newsletter

Our new venue We can now officially announce the location of our new venue! Our new address is 360 Middle Park Avenue, SE9 5QH. It’s a great space that will mean we can offer individual rooms to our guests and … Read more...
GWNS AGM

GWNS AGM

You are welcome to join us on Thursday 16 September at our Annual General Meeting where we will be reflecting on the year that’s been and updating on what’s to come. The meeting will be held at Christ Church East … Read more...
St Michael’s Art Gallery donation

St Michael’s Art Gallery donation

A massive thank you St Michael’s Art Gallery (SMAG) for their very generous donation of £1000 to Greenwich Winter Night Shelter. The money will help support renovation works for this winter season which is fast approaching! SMAG is run by … Read more...
July Newsletter

July Newsletter

This is a brief update to let you know that we believe we are very close to securing a building for this year’s winter night shelter! We’re very excited that we will be able to open our doors this winter … Read more...
June Newsletter

June Newsletter

Hi everyone! Welcome to the first in what will be a regular series of newsletters to keep you updated on Greenwich Winter Night Shelter. It’s been an extraordinary and challenging year for everyone, but we are looking forward to reopening … Read more...
GWNS Food Project

GWNS Food Project

Over the past six winters, GWNS has provided a safe and welcome refuge to homeless people over some of the coldest months of the year. However, as a result of the pandemic, we are sadly not able to offer accommodation … Read more...
Favourite Recipes to Feed a Crowd or Friends, illustrated by Amabel Barlow

Favourite Recipes to Feed a Crowd or Friends, illustrated by Amabel Barlow

A beautifully illustrated recipe book is for sale at £10 from the charity to support our fundraising efforts in 2020/1. What a year we have all had and this recipe book will help the charity raise much needed funds to … Read more...
GWNS presented with special award from the Royal Borough of Greenwich

GWNS presented with special award from the Royal Borough of Greenwich

We are pleased to let you know that Greenwich Winter Night Shelter won the Leader’s Special Civic Award as part of the Royal Greenwich Civic Awards 2020. The certificate with which GWNS Trustees were presented explained that the award ‘is … Read more...