We use cookies to provide vital functionality. For more information, please see our cookie policy.

Manage cookie preferences


St Mungo's - Islington Mental Health

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with mental health problems who are willing to work towards independence. Priority to those with a local connection to LB Islington.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.


Mixed, men only & women only

Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from statutory mental health services and voluntary agencies in LB Islington via LB Islington Referrals Co-ordinator Team.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for an application form, to be completed by prospective resident. Applicants make an informal visit, followed by an interview. Require mental health and risk assessments.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 project staff, sleep-in cover at hostel. Staff visit residents regularly in shared houses. Each resident is allocated a key worker with whom they meet regularly to agree action plans, review progress and discuss any issues of concern. Higher level of support offered to residents in the hostel than in the shared houses. Life skills training course. Access to St Mungo's work and learning projects.

Total spaces



In three locations, 21 in hostel and shared houses, 12 in 3 shared flats and 7 in self-contained studio flats.

Further information

Public transport

King's Cross or Angel tubes. Buses 17, 30, 43.