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Look Ahead Care and Support - Manor Place

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless women with medium to high level support needs, including those with mental health issues, alcohol and/or drug use and women escaping domestic violence. Must have a local connection to Southwark and some basic life skills.

Who we cannot help

History of arson. Needs too high. Recent history of arson.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Southwark Housing Options team. Priority to Southwark based agencies with women having local connections to the borough.

Referral procedure

Vacancies first offered to LB Southwark Housing Options - phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm - and then to other agencies only if it is unable to fill vacancy. Referral form, interview and assessment. Require proof of ID and income/eligibility for benefits.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

10 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Residents choose their own support worker and how they want their support delivered through personalisation programme. Support plans, regular meetings. Staff available daily for general support and advice.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Elephant & Castle or Kennington tubes. Buses 12, 35, 36, 40, 45, 68, 171, 176, 486.