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Salvation Army - Southwark Young People Service (SYPS)

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single young people who are experiencing homelessness; the young people may be leaving care or have been assessed as being homeless by Southwark Council. Young people who access the service must be between 16 and 25 years of age.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Southwark Council

Referral procedure

Young People may access the services offered by referral through Southwark Council only. Southwark Council has the priority over 100% of occupancy, totalling 74 accommodation-based units and floating support for up to 106 young people. All referrals come into the “one-front-door” which consists of three agencies; Southwark Council, The Salvation Army and OASIS Community Housing. Referrals will then be sent to the most appropriate service.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour support available.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

10 minute walk from Denmark Hill station. Bus routes 40, 45, 176, 185 stop at the end of the road.