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Perry Vale

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-21 with high support needs. Must be willing to access training, education or employment. Must have a local connection to LB Lewisham.

Who we cannot help

People currently using class A drugs. Those with a history of serious violence. People who are unprepared to engage with the service. Pregnant women. Those who need a higher level of support than can be met by the project.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from LB Lewisham SHIP Team.

Referral procedure

Application form and interview. Require risk assessment.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 staff, available 7.30am-12.30am, sleep-in cover. Keywork system, weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed regularly. Staff give support around independent living skills, benefits, training. Signposting to other services. Dedicated access and training officer on site Mon & Fri.

Total spaces



In a women only floor and a men only floor.

Further information

Public transport

Forest Hill train station. Buses 78, 122, 176, 185, 197, 356.