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St Mungo's - Hackney Substance Misuse

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with a history of substance misuse. Must no longer be using drugs or alcohol, and be willing to engage with drug & alcohol testing. Must have a local connection to LB Hackney.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.


Mixed and men only

Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals managed by Hackney Single Homeless and Rough Sleeper Referral Panel, Hackney DAAT and community drug/alcohol services.

Referral procedure

Assessment and face to face assessment.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff available Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, emergency on-call system. Staff provide support on a range of practical and emotional issues on a keywork basis with weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Residents also have access to St Mungo's Broadway's specialist work and learning team, welfare rights worker, money advice and a befriending scheme.

Total spaces