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Cardinal Hume Centre Hostel

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-24 who are homeless or are at risk of becoming so. Will accept those with medium to high support needs, including life skills, education and employment. Priority to those with a local connection to Westminster.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals are via the Westminster Young Person's pathway.

Referral procedure

WCC pathway referral form completed and submitted to YP pathway coordinator who refers to services in pathway. Once application received, an assessment with the applicant is undertaken at the service.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with fortnightly/monthly meetings. Individual support plan, reviewed regularly. Key worker helps residents access relevant services. On-site employment coaches, ESOL tutors and life skills programme.

Total spaces



Single rooms, shared facilities

Further information

Public transport

St James' Park, Westminster, Pimlico and Victoria underground - 10 minutes walk. Buses 507, 88, C10