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Paradigm Housing Group - Lea Bridge House Hostel

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with no support needs. Priority is given to applicants who meet our criteria who have been successfully interviewed and accepted from the following: 1st - London Borough of Waltham Forest Council referrals ? 2nd - Rough sleepers with chain numbers ? 3rd - Applicants in date order of applications

Who we cannot help

History of arson, violence, or sex offence. Chemically dependent individuals.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Application forms must be fully completed by referral agency along with valid proof of photo ID and income. If applicant on application form meets criteria interview to be arranged. Direct contact with referral agency only. Phone contact available: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Lea Bridge House reception: 01628 811 955.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

3+ Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time staff on-site, 24 hour waking cover. Staff provide signposting for employment, training

Total spaces



229 single bedsit rooms. 11 to 15 residents per floor, with shared communal kitchens, bathrooms, shower and toilets. Paradigm does not provide or supply the following: bedding, sheets, pillows, quilts, covers, crockery, pots, pans, plates, bowls etc

Further information

Public transport

Walthamstow centre - 25 mins walk. Leyton Midland - 15 mins walk