Greenwich and Lewisham’s homeless shelters adapt to a Covid Christmas

Shelters for the homeless usually have a high profile at Christmas – but how are they coping amid the pandemic? LAURA DAY spoke to Deptford’s 999 Club and the Greenwich Winter Night Shelter to see how they have had to adapt.

At this time of year, homeless shelters and charities would usually be taking in rough sleepers, ensuring a safe and warm night’s sleep. But this year, things are very different, and shelters have had to change their services.

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