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Look Ahead - The Vineries

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-19. Must have a local connection to LB Barking & Dagenham.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from LB Barking & Dagenham Homeless Persons Unit and Social Services.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-9pm. Interview. Application form. Require background information for Social Services referrals, attendance at interview with applicant and provision of ongoing support if necessary. Referrals received from Housing Team or Social Services – contact them in the first instance. They will complete a form and pass onto the service. Assessment will take place at the service.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 support staff on site daily 8am-9pm, night time security staff daily 9pm-8am. Individual support from a designated support worker, completion of a personalised support plan and risk management plan.

Total spaces



Kitchens and bathrooms shared between 4 residents.

Further information

Public transport

Dagenham Heathway tube - 5 minutes walk.