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New Hope - The Sanctuary: Emergency Accommodation

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Emergency Accommodation available for single adult homeless with a local connection to Watford. We have capacity for two NRPF beds. No provision for pets.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Via The Haven

Referral procedure

• Single homeless people, 18 years+ • Have a local connection to Watford (5 of the last 6 years) and evidence of this • 2 beds are set aside for those No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF). • Not be currently excluded from the Sanctuary. • Have a current, live, benefit claim with proof of benefits. • be able to claim housing benefit • Have the ability to pay ineligible charges (service charge) up until their benefit payment date • Risk & Needs Assessment

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

≤ 1 Month

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff onsite 24 hours. Full time support staff provide personal support plans. Offer medium-high level support, general advice and referrals to other agencies such as CMHT and local drug and alcohol support.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Watford High Street train station: 5 mins walk.