Cardiff Rough Sleeping Services


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Cardiff Rough Sleeping Services, delivered by The Wallich, supports people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the city

The Wallich’s Rough Sleepers Intervention Team delivers assertive outreach and our expert Solutions Service staff run a drop-in facility.

Rough Sleepers Intervention Team (RSIT)

Operating times

7 days a week

7am – 3pm


For many years, The Wallich has been known as ‘the breakfast run’ in Cardiff City Centre. But as times have moved on, so have we.

We now operate on assertive outreach principles in partnership with Cardiff Council.

Our support


Both teams work directly with people on the streets, going to people where they are to offer homelessness support.

Our team of specialists work every day to engage with people sleeping rough or living a street-based lifestyle to take the first step out of homelessness.

Solutions Service

Operating times

Monday to Friday

8.30am – 10am: Appointments only

10am – 3pm: Drop-in


Our Solutions Service is a drop-in centre for homeless people in Cardiff.

Our support

Examples of help people experiencing homelessness could receive at our drop-in:

  • Budgeting advice
  • Benefits information
  • Securing and maintaining housing and other accommodation
  • Substance misuse referral
  • Mental health and wellbeing support
  • Access to showering and laundry
  • Access to provisions
  • Access to training, learning and development opportunities

The Wallich is proud to be part of a multi-agency approach in Cardiff to end rough sleeping, working closely with the local authority, other homelessness agencies, the police and health and social services.

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