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DePaul UK - Willesden Hostel

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with medium support needs. Priority to those with a local connection to LB Brent.

Who we cannot help

History of arson. Needs too high. Danger to self or others/Antisocial behaviour. Significant Mental Health Needs.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Brent Single Pathway Housing Needs Service

Referral procedure

Phone 9am-5pm daily. Application form completed by applicant and agency prior to interview. If accepted, can move in day after interview. Require proof of ID.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time project workers and 2 full time night staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (approx 5 residents per key worker), with weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide support around independent living skills, budgeting, employment and training. Offer money management training and family mediation.

Total spaces



In clusters of 3, 4 and 7. Plus 6 mothers and baby units.

Further information

Public transport

Willesden Green tube - 5 minutes walk. Bus 98.