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Look Ahead - Joe Richards House

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with a connection to Southwark who are homeless and who may have extensive additional needs - alcohol/drug addiction, mental health, or physical health needs. Can accept referrals who are couples but they will be taken on individual merit and be treated individually and have their own separate accommodation.

Who we cannot help

Applications considered on a case by case basis, with risk assessments if necessary.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals via LB Southwark Reablement Team (Bournemouth Road) and Southwark SPOT (St Mungos) only.

Referral procedure

Potential customers will be invited for an assessment meeting.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 day staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with meetings every 2-4 weeks.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Queen's Road train station - 2 mins walk. Buses 36, 136, 171, 177, 436, P13.