Nochlezhka in St Petersburg, where the homeless could find a shelter

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The organization Nochlezhka (Flophouse) is the largest shelter for homeless people in Saint Petersburg. 52 people can live there at a time. But it is not just a place to stay the night — it's also a rehabilitation center. People who have no place to live come here to take a shower, eat and get new clothes. A social worker interviews people who come to Nochlezhka to understand what problems they have, e.g. health issues, lack of documents, or they need disability status.

Our correspondent went to Nochlezhka to talk to its workers and those who have no place to go but this shelter.

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