Encompass Southwest (formerly BPAG – Barnstaple Poverty Action Group) is an independent community-based charity that provides a range of services to people across Northern Devon who are experiencing crisis and hardship; working to prevent and resolve homelessness, rough sleeping and to reduce the impact of poverty and financial exclusion.
St Mungo’s homeless services opens doors for homeless people. Mainly based in London and the South, it provides accommodation and support projects with emergency homeless services (including street outreach teams and emergency shelters) for rough sleepers and hostels. Support for homeless people in recovery – opening doors to safe housing; drug and alcohol support; physical and mental health care. Providing help for homeless people in gaining life skills; housing advice for prisoners to prevent them becoming homeless on release.
Young People’s Housing Advice
Young People’s Housing Advice – Housing and support options in Devon. This site is designed for young people, parents and practitioners within Devon to access information and advice, with the aim of preventing youth homelessness. The site contains helpful information for young people and parents, up-to-date housing advice and legislation as well as filmed case studies and supported housing walkthroughs.