Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless adults with a local connection to Newham. Low to medium support needs, including mental health, substance abuse and offending. complex needs beds People sleeping rough high support needs with recourse
Who we cannot help
History of arson or sex offence.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Caritas Anchor House primarily accepts referrals from London Borough of Newham (Homelessness Prevention & Advice Team) and London Probation. Referrals are also accepted direct from prison, refugee councils, Crisis, Newham hospitals and other homelessness service providers. Caritas Anchor House also runs the Newham Assessment Hub which receives referrals via Newham Homelessness pathway/London Borough of Newham commissioned outreach services.
For both the core and hub services, prospective residents are invited for an interview.
For the core service: They will require proof of identity, income and immigration status, and if accepted, will require £37.98 personal contribution for 2 weeks in advance (if in receipt of benefits).
Length of stay
≤ 1 Month
Support and accommodation
Each resident who enters the Caritas Anchor House is allocated a key worker who will support them throughout their stay. Caritas Anchor House provides support and works with partner organisations to provide support in areas relating to: housing, mental health and wellbeing; substance abuse; education, training and employment; volunteering; financial management; and, independent living.
114 core service rooms (all single rooms). 26 Assessment Hub rooms (all single rooms).
Canning Town tube, train and DLR - 5 minutes walk. Buses 5, 69, 115, 300, 330.