St Mungo's - Hither Green
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people with medium to high support needs, including those with mental health issues, alcohol and/or drug dependencies. Priority to rough sleepers. Can accept people with dogs. Must have a local connection.
Who we cannot help
Applicants individually assessed but generally cannot accept people with a recent history of arson, violence and sexual offences.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Hither Green is part of the Lewisham Move-On Pathway, which can be accessed via LB Lewisham SHIP Team (020 8314 3020), email: SHIP@lewisham.gov.uk
Other agencies and self referrals can contact SHIP for a PUARF (Pathways Universal Assessment and Referral Form). Interview. Require risk assessment and relevant reports.
Length of stay
≤ 1 Month
Support and accommodation
17 full time and 1 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. key workers provide advice and support around benefits, life skills, employment and training, move-on, substance misuse and mental health. Literacy tutor available twice weekly.
40 in main hostel, 22 in cluster building.
Hither Green train station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 181, 225.