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Shelter for homeless people

This page has been automatically translated from French into English by a translation software. Automatic translations are not as accurate as translations made by professional human translators. Nevertheless these pages can help you understand information published by the City of Brussels.

In Brussels Capital-Region, several structures can welcome homeless people. It is advised to get in touch directly or via a Social Service. Certain centres are only reserved for men, women, couples with or without children.

Map with addresses for homeless

A map of La Strada, an association for the care of homeless, contains all useful addresses for homeless people in Brussels:

Crisis shelter

  • Samusocial (Emergency Social Centre)
    Rue du Petit Rempart 5 - 1000 Brussels [plan]
    Tel 1. 0800 99 340 (for reporting homeless who are in danger)
    Tel 2. 02 551 12 20
    Fax 02 534 96 64
    Reception 24 hours. Immediately: 0800 99340 (this number can be used to warn about a homeless person in danger).
  • Emergency Ariane reception center
    Avenue du Pont de Luttre 132 - 1190 Brussels (Forest [plan]
    Tel. 02 346 66 60 - Fax 02 346 52 50
    1st emergency, short-term accommodation, 3 x 7 working days, before reorientation towards specialized services, for every isolated person, couples, with or without children. Reception 24 hours.
  • Ilôt
    Chaussée de Charleroi 160 - 1060 Brussels [plan]
    Tel. 02 538 59 09 or 02 537 20 41
    Women's reception with or without children - men with children - couple with or without children. Reception 24 hours.

Night shelter

  • Pierre d'Angle
    Rue Terre-Neuve 153 - 1000 Brussels [plan]
    Tel. 02 513 38 01 - Fax 02 513 38 01
    Website :
    Night shelter for adults. Anonymous and free, unconditional reception of every homeless person except families or children, 48 beds. Open every day from 8 pm till 8 am.


A list of all shelter houses for homeless can be found at Brussels Social.


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