About Sanctuary

Who we are

We are a team of change-makers who believe that every helping hand can improve the life outcomes for the homeless in Gravesend.

Gravesham Sanctuary operates a day centre for those facing homelessness and those marginalised in society, providing a first point of contact, community, clothing, shower and laundry facilities, along with a wide range of support and services, including help with paperwork, ID and finance. Click here to see when our day centre is open and how you can access support.

Additionally, we have our HMO property, which can provide temporary accommodation for up to six guests. Through our HMO property, we can equip our guests with the necessary tools for them to receive their own tenancy. This is accomplished through our support plans, offering opportunities for guests to receive counselling and access to relevant means of support so that they can get back on their feet and ready to face life head-on. See how our HMO property has made a long-lasting impact by clicking here.

Whether it is a reassuring conversation, administrative support or simply the assurance that they are not alone, we make sure that everyone gets the care they need, meeting people where they’re at as quickly as possible. We work in partnership with local and national authorities and organisations who help support our mission to help battle homelessness in Gravesend.

How do we help

Direct Help
We take care of those who are in need by providing direct help with:
Agency and local group support
We also partner with agencies and local groups who can help with:​

We are a Christian Organisation

It is through our actions and love for our community that we demonstrate the lifestyle we would like others to adopt.

Gravesham Sanctuary is a Christian organisation and as such believe that fullness in life is experienced when someone enters into a personal relationship with God.  However, we do not believe in being forceful in sharing of our beliefs and welcome anyone of any race or religion. 


Working in partnership

Gravesham sanctuary is working in partnership in the fight against homelessness in Gravesend

Homeless Link Logo
Gravesham Borough Council Logo
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Housing Justice Logo

Impact that speaks for itself

Since 2015, Gravesham Sanctuary has been working to help people who have been impacted by homelessness in Gravesend.

Re housed
Rough Sleeps Prevented
Hours Volunteered
Meals provided
Individuals guests

We are an independant charity

As with any project involving funds raised from the public, the project is run and managed according to a strict code of governance.

Gravesham Sanctuary CIO is an independent charity with its own bank account and a trustee group made up of people from a number of Gravesham Churches.

Gravesham Sanctuary is a registered Charity (No.1181817 in England & Wales) and supported by Churches Together in Gravesham.

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