The team works specifically with people who are newly homeless, and those at risk of homelessness so they are prevented from rough sleeping in central London. The service provides full assessments and daily advice sessions to help people who have emergency housing needs.
A key area of the team’s work is aimed at successfully re-connecting people, where possible, back into services in their home area which is successful at preventing people from sleeping rough in central London. This preserves local connections and friendships and reduces the risk of further exclusion.
St Martin’s House
We have a 16 bed supported housing project in Clapham specifically for former rough sleepers who have complex needs including mental health, substance misuse or physical health problems, and need extra help maintaining their accommodation.
A large proportion of homeless people experience some form of mental health problem. We have a dedicated team who work with people to assess and manage their condition through relevant medication, and support sessions which reduce isolation and help people re-establish relationships with friends and family.