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Accommodation

Look Ahead - Hopkinson House


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people or couples aged over 25 with histories of rough sleeping and complex needs who have a City of Westminster connection of 6 months or more, including those with support needs around substance use as well as mental and physical health care. Must be CHAIN verified.

Who we cannot help

Any outside target group. Those currently using class A or B drugs.

Gender

Mixed

Minimum age accepted

25

Maximum age accepted

99

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from agencies that are part of Westminster Building Based Services.

Referral procedure

All referrals must be through the Westminster Assessment and Referral Form.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation


Support offered

14 staff, 24 hour cover. Keywork and support system (5 residents per key worker). Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least every three months. Physical health support, access to detox via treatment services and support around harm reduction. Advice and support around independent living skills. More intense support in flats to prepare residents for living independently. Turning Point - weekly visits from drug and alcohol worker to offer support around addiction and access to detox/rehab.

Total spaces

63

Further information

Public transport

Pimlico tube - 5 minutes walk, Victoria tube - 10 minutes walk. Buses 2, 36, 185, 436.