The Night Shelter is 30!

Based in St Johns Square, The Night Shelter has been providing emergency accommodation in Blackpool since 1992.

Sunset Sessions

The Streetlife Emergency Nightshelter in Blackpool Town Centre turns 30 this year and to celebrate we would love you to join us for an evening of Sunset Cocktails at the very top of Blackpool Tower 💜

We desperately need volunteers for the Nightshelter, could you help?

  • Commit to min one night per month: 18:20PM to 09:15AM
  • Bring positive outlook
  • Follow a set routine
  • Maintain boundaries
  • Help provide a safe and friendly environment for young people


Streetlife Christmas Appeal…

Its that time again… One of the hardest times of the year for many of our young people that access our homeless service. Can you help us provide a gift to all our young people we have this Christmas

With your help we can make up Christmas packs for all our young people accessing our emergency night shelter and our day centre.

Please drop off any donations at our Base on Buchanan Street Mon, Weds, Thurs and Friday between 1-3.30pm by the 16th December!

Feel free to contact us if you would like any further information or call our day centre on 01252 294477

Christmas Wishlist

A youth work charity providing emergency shelter and support to vulnerable and homeless young people aged 16-25 in Blackpool and surrounding areas

Our Night Shelter at St Johns Square has 8 bedrooms and provides emergency overnight accommodation, food and support 365 days a year.

The Base, Buchanan St provides access to the drop-in centre where there is an empowering community providing emotional & practical support.

Find out more about Streetlife, our services and the work we do to support homeless young people in Blackpool.

Are you facing homelessness? We’re here to help. Find out what help is available to you at Streetlife.

Get Involved! There are many ways you can help make a difference.

Our experienced staff and volunteers are dedicated to supporting young people aged 16-25 in need

The Night Shelter in St Johns Square is open every night at 7pm. If you require emergency accommodation, please contact us on 01253 294477 Monday to Friday 9am until 4pm.

Outside of these hours please contact the Emergency Duty Team on 01253 477600.

Our Base on Buchanan St is open for drop in Mon, Weds, Thurs and Friday between 1-3.30pm. No appointment is necessary, and the team will be happy to help advise anyone needing support.

We Are Streetlife



Young people a year visit our day centre for support on issues including housing, finances and employment.


Access our Night Shelter, which provides safe accomodation for up to eight young people


Of young people who attend duty appointments after accessing The Shelter secure accomodation


Young people discover Streetlife’s services for the first time every year (that’s one every other day)

You can help us make a difference and transform young lives

Streetlife is a small charity and the work we do is only possible because of people like you. You can get involved in a variety of ways such as volunteering, fundraising, donating and supporting our campaigns.

Support Streetlife

Volunteer with Streetlife

A variety of roles are available to pursue at our Day Centre and Emergency Night Shelter.

Whether it is front-line work with young people or assisting behind the scenes, there is something for everyone.