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LB Southwark - Keyworth Street Hostel

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men aged 18 and above with support needs. Must have a local connection to LB Southwark.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency via LB Southwark Housing Options Centre only.

Referral procedure

Agency referrals via LB Southwark Housing Options Centre, application form and interview. Interview with project when a vacancy arises.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 staff working Monday – Friday. Out of hours is covered by security officers. Keywork system with weekly and monthly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 1 month. Risk management plan is reviewed every 3 months. Staff provide support around independent living skills and help with move-on accommodation. Staff assist residents to claim housing benefit and maximise their benefits.

Total spaces



grouped into clusters of 5-6, each with a lounge, small kitchen and bathroom.

Further information

Public transport

Project: Elephant & Castle tube - 1 minute walk.