Equinox - Brook Drive
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
People with drug and alcohol related problems who need detoxification, including those who are homeless. Can accept people with both substance and mental health problems. No local connection required. Accept people with pets. Can accept people with dogs.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept referrals from Social Services departments, GPs and 2/3 Tier drug and alcohol services. Homeless people are referred through street outreach teams.
Phone to request referral forms which can be emailed to referring agency to complete or download from our website or faxed over if needed.
Length of stay
≤ 1 Month
≤ 1 Month
Support and accommodation
25 staff, 24 hour cover. 10 day detox and 21 day assessment programme. Includes medical detox from alcohol and other drugs, group work, one to one keywork support, care plan with agreed outcomes reviewed weekly. Group work includes relapse prevention, effects of drugs and alcohol, anger and stress management, problem solving and move-on. Referrals to rehab, day programmes and accommodation.
Elephant & Castle, Kennington tubes - 15 minutes walk. Buses 40, 53, 68, 171, 176, 188.