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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

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Social Services departments, GPs and 2/3 Tier drug and alcohol services. Homeless people are referred through street outreach teams.

Referral procedure

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

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

≤ 1 Month

Support and accommodation

Support offered

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.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Elephant & Castle, Kennington tubes - 15 minutes walk. Buses 40, 53, 68, 171, 176, 188.