We support a Positive Change campaign to help tackle town centre antisocial behaviour and begging.

Put your spare change into the right hands 

The Positive Change campaign aims to encourage people to donate to local charities, rather than giving cash to people who are begging on our streets.

In doing so, we want to help tackle negative behaviour and begging locally, but also bring about long-term change to the lives of people, previously associated with rough sleeping, who continue to socialise, drink and potentially commit antisocial behaviour in our town centres.

Supporting rough sleepers to help them off the streets

Currently, there are very few homeless people locally because of the work of The Society of St. James, which manages a hostel specifically for rough sleepers with complex needs; Two Saints housing association's street outreach team; and the work of the council's housing outreach team, which makes sure that people have access to the specialist support they need to help get them off the streets.

Tackling begging and negative behaviour

Despite the decrease in rough sleepers locally, the number of people begging is increasing and we have received complaints about antisocial behaviour in Aldershot and Farnborough town centres.

Charities the campaign is supporting

The 'Positive Change' campaign supports local charities including:

How you can support the campaign

You can support the campaign by donating to these charities directly: Step by Step, The Society of St James. You can donate food and other goods to the Grub Hub at Karuna Coffee in Aldershot.

Reporting antisocial behaviour

If you spot antisocial behaviour, you can report it to the police. In an emergency, call 999. For non-emergency reports, call 101.

You can find out more by visiting our antisocial behaviour page.

Reporting homeless people

If you see someone sleeping rough, you can report it on the StreetLink website and your report will come directly through to our housing team. You can find out more on our homelessness pages.

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