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The Outside Project

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Crisis night shelter for the LGBTQI+ community who feel endangered, who are homeless or 'hidden' homeless and feel they are on the outside of services due to historical and present prejudice in society and their homes. Please note - due to being in a COVID safe hotel, cannot currently accept referrals for people with dogs, but this may change within the year.

Who we cannot help

Recent history of arson.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Stonewall Housing, Galop, AKT.

Referral procedure

Referrals come to us via Stonewall Housing, Galop or AKT. (currently in between buildings so check website for up to do date information).

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

3-6 Months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24/7 staff cover, wellbeing admin and general support provided but all guests will need a main caseworker from an external agency

Total spaces



Currently COVID safe hotel rooms, but will continue to be en-suite after this.

Further information

Public transport

Community Centre: Borough Station Accommodation: protected address, but DLR links