Depaul UK - Westbourne House
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 16-25. Priority to those with a City of Westminster connection.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists, sex offenders. Those with a history of violence will be risk assessed.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Part of Westminster Housing Pathway. Accept referrals from Cardinal Hume, Berwick Street. In extenuating circumstances can take referrals from Bruce House, HDST Flats, Cardinal Hume training flats and Gosfield Street.
Fax or email. Assessment made within 72 hours. Potential residents and their workers welcome to visit project before interview.
Length of stay
≤ 1 Month
6 months - 1 Year
Support and accommodation
5 full time staff, available Mon-Thurs 7am-12 midnight, Fri 7am-1am, Sat 8am-1am, Sun 8am-12 midnight, sleep-in cover. key worker assigned in first week, keywork plans with agreed outcomes and weekly keywork meetings. Support includes advice on budgeting, benefits, personal issues, cooking, finding employment and training. Range of in-house activities eg life skills. Also offer family mediation.
Royal Oak or Westbourne Park tubes - 7 minutes walk. Buses 18, 28, 31, 36, 328.