Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people aged 25 or over. May occasionally accept people aged 18+ if they have additional support in place. Can accept people with addiction, offending and mental health issues. Can accept couples. Can accept restricted number of people with pets. Local connection prioritised. Can accept people with dogs.
Who we cannot help
No Automatic Exclusions.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Phone daily 9am-8.30pm - may accept referrals later in emergency. Applicant/agency completes referral form prior to interview. Require proof of ID and background information about history of homelessness, offences, etc. If referring offenders or people with substance misuse issues a referring agency risk assessment may be required.
Length of stay
≤ 1 Month
Support and accommodation
8 support staff who provide 1-2-1 support based on need and risk level. They will create a support and action plan for service users. In addition to that we have the Community Hub with 2 support staff providing ad hoc support Monday to Friday. Also contains an IT suite, offers education and training opportunities, peer support and volunteering, events and activities. . 12 other agencies working from the space. Including a nurse practitioner and a Mental health nurse Emergency on-call system for out of office hours. The office is staffed from 08.30am to 00.30am.
To office: Chatham train station - 15 mins walk, Pentagon bus station - 10 mins walk.