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Cranstoun - West Hill

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

People who are homeless or at risk of being homeless who have drug and alcohol problems. Must have a local connection to Wandsworth. Can take clients on scripts. Clients must be willing to address their drug & alcohol issues in a meaningful way and attend a structured day programme in the community. Move on is via the private rent deposit scheme once abstinence is achieved.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals can only be made via WCDAS Housing worker , SPEAR and Wandsworth Council Housing Options.

Referral procedure

Assessment interview. Require PSR, MG16, psychiatric reports if applicable. With applicant's consent, may request information from agencies/hostels they have previously been in contact with.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 staff based on-site 24 hour cover, emergency on-call system. Must attend weekly key work sessions and drug & alcohol day treatment in the community either non abstinent or abstinent for 3 months. This is a condition of residency Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Peer support groups, life skills workshops and seminars, including relapse prevention. Referrals to counselling. Individual counselling. Training for independent living.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

East Putney station nearby.