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St Mungo's - Birkenhead Street

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people, including those who have been sleeping rough and who have additional support needs. Can accept those with mental health problems, drug and/or alcohol problems, and a history of offending. 95% of applicants must have a local connection to LB Camden. Assessment stage:women only section for referrals, short period only whilst assessed. Move on area is mixed gendered and for people for those who are ready to independent living, shared kitchen/own bathroom.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Camden Hostels Pathway agencies e.g. Routes Off the Streets and Camden Housing Options.

Referral procedure

Accept referrals from designated agencies e.g. Camden Council and hostels within the Camden Adult Pathway. Once accepted, the candidate is given a brief assessment.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

15 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Each resident has a key worker with whom they meet regularly for support around life skills, budgeting and benefits. Action plans reviewed quarterly. Help with accessing employment, training and education.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

KingsCross Station. Buses- 17, 30,46, 59, 91, 73, 214, 390