SWEP (Severe Weather Emergency Protocol) for rough sleepers
During extremely cold weather – specifically when temperatures fall to zero degrees or lower on a single night – special measures come into action with the Severe Weather Emergency Protocol.
No one should be sleeping rough especially in freezing conditions When the SWEP protocol is activated anyone who is rough sleeping can contact us to access emergency accommodation for the period of time that the protocol is activated.
The housing options team can be contacted during the hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday on 01543 462621, out of hours telephone number is 01543 462621.
Full details of the Severe Weather Protocol (SWEP) can be found below.
Severe Weather Emergency 2020
Last Updated: 16/12/2020