Reducing poverty and

homelessness across

south west England

Encompass Southwest is an independent charity that provides a range of advice, information and support services in communities across the south west of England, with a strong focus on work in rural/rural remote settlements. Our work concentrates on financial inclusion, housing and homelessness.

Our projects

Rural Outreach

Providing free, confidential and impartial money and housing advice to individual and families living in rural North Devon.

Rough Sleepers

Helping people off the streets and linking them into local services.

Torridge Streetwise

Working with young people to provide advice and support around housing and homelessness.

Our objectives

To develop a network of community based projects across that provide high quality, holistic advice, support and services.
To ensure that our services are accessible, community sensitive, discreet, non-judgemental and free from discrimination.
To work closely with our clients to identify the underlying problems, helping to support the overall aim of our involvement.
To build strong, collaborative partnerships that empower people to bring about positive changes to their lives.
To provide a range of advice and support services, concentrating on financial inclusion and housing and homelessness.
To use our experience, knowledge and social policy information to inform about the effects of poverty and homelessness.

Our life changing stories