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West London Mission HA - Ex-Military Supported Housing: Burgess Park House

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Works exclusively with homeless men and women who have served at least one day in the British Military. Can accept people with dogs, maximum of 2 dogs at any one time. Situated within Southwark but work with Homeless Ex Servicemen/Women who originate from across the UK or who have no local connection due to military service.

Who we cannot help

History of arson, unmanaged addictions and schedule 1 offenders. Extremely low support with staff not on the premises most of the time, therefore people need to be independent and able to manage themselves.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Veterans Aid, SSAFA, RBL, local DWP, local council, self referral.

Referral procedure

Priority is given to our referral partners: Veterans Aid, STOLL, The Royal British Legion & SSAFA. We can also receive referrals from the Veteran’s Gateway (https://www.veteransgateway.org.uk). A referral form can be downloaded on our website and should be sent to our referral email address: BPHReferrals@WLM.org.uk (https://www.wlm.org.uk/wlm-burgess-park-house).

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time plus a manager. Meets people in the community. Supports people around what their needs are and what they feel they want. Supports them with training and funding. There is an out of hours emergency number residents can call if there is an issue.

Total spaces



Self-contained studios with wet room

Further information

Public transport

Elephant & Castle tube - 20 minutes walk. Buses 12, 35, 40, 45, 68, 171, 176, 468.