A night shelter to accommodate rough sleepers in Wrexham has opened its doors this week.
More than 130 volunteers from church and community groups in the town are offering safe beds, a hot meal and a warm welcome to up to ten people every night.
The shelter will run for the next ten weeks during the coldest months of the year.
Wrexham has the second highest number of people sleeping rough in Wales, and the highest per head of the population.
Seven different churches across Wrexham have offered their church or hall as a venue for the night shelter:
Housing Justice Cymru is working with Housing Officers from Wrexham Council to support those coming to the night shelter.
Its Leader, Cllr Mark Pritchard, hopes it will give 'vulnerable people' the support they need:
The project, set up by Housing Justice Cymru and supported by the Diocese of St Asaph, is being run in partnership with Wrexham Borough Council and other agencies working with those who are homeless in the town.