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
Veterans Aid, SSAFA, RBL, local DWP, local council, self referral.
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
Support and accommodation
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.
Self-contained studios with wet room
Elephant & Castle tube - 20 minutes walk. Buses 12, 35, 40, 45, 68, 171, 176, 468.