Real change not loose change

In Basingstoke and Deane we are working together to reduce homelessness in the borough.

Your help can make a difference right now.

Contact Streetlink

If you are worried about someone sleeping on the streets.


Support local homelessness charities and initiatives as an alternative to giving money directly to people on the streets.


Give your time or items to local homelessness charities.


Donate money or raise funds on behalf of local homelessness charities.

Great news! The target of £15,196 to run the winter night shelter in #Basingstoke again this year has been reached. Thank you for your support. #realchange realchangebas photo

Anyone needing assistance re their housing situation should contact @BasingstokeGov housing team or the outreach team @JulianHouseSE (see ) . If you are worried about someone sleeping on the streets please @Tell_StreetLinkat 2/2 realchangebas photo

It's the last night of the 2018/19 night shelter. For 3 months guests have been welcomed by volunteers providing a warm bed, a hot meal & a friendly face. Thank you to everyone who has supported the night shelter . Fundraising still continues at 1/2 realchangebas photo

"The challenge for the SIP is to get people to think about the issue all-year-round. Rough sleepers face difficult challenges in the summer months just as much as they do it the winter." Cllr Terri Reid on why there needs to be Real Change every day.

Great to see that #realchangebasingstoke has raised 80% of its total to fund the #Basingstoke night shelter. There's £3,000 left to raise, donations can be made at