Housing

Ace of Clubs

Drop-in day centre aiming to guide homeless or vulnerable people towards a more secure way of life. Practical support includes subsidised meals, access to healthcare, clothing, laundry and showers. Housing and benefits advice available from Monday to Friday by appointment – visit the facility at normal opening hours for booking. There is also a bike…

Advising London

Advising London (formerly Blackfriars Advice Centre) is a generalist, independent, confidential advice agency.  They provide advice on: Money matters, debt Welfare Benefits Housing Employment Consumer Issues Immigration

Anchor Trust Housing

England’s largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people. Our passion at Anchor is giving older people a choice of great places and ways to live. We offer purpose-built retirement properties to rent or buy and specialist residential and dementia care homes at over 1,000 locations across the country. Please use this link…

Central & Cecil Housing Trust

Offers supported housing, person-centered care and support to vulnerable people, including: • frail older people who require personal care or care with nursing • people living with dementia • active older people living in sheltered and extra care housing • people with mental health support needs C&C strives to improve the quality of life of vulnerable people living in their…

Drug Rehabilitation Requirement Service (Lambeth)

The Drug Rehabilitation Requirement Service (Lambeth) is part of the Addictions Division. They provide specialist assessment, treatment and care for people, aged over 18, who are referred through the courts on a DRR Order. A DRR service provides offenders with fast access to drug treatment programmes where their criminal behaviour is associated with drug misuse….

Equinox Supported Housing – Aspinden Wood

A care home for people who have long term problems with alcohol, mental health and homelessness. Equinox staff support service users to minimise harm from alcohol dependence, whilst living in a safe environment. The centre serves people who have been drinking for many years and have additional problems related to exclusion such as homelessness. Service…

Equinox Supported Housing – Southampton Way (for men)

Equinox Southampton Way is a service that provides medium term accommodation and a recovery approach resettlement programme for men with enduring mental health problems who have led chaotic lives and / or have been institutionalised. Recovery plans are based around the service user’s needs, wishes and aspirations and provides the opportunity to re-engage with the…

Hexagon Housing Association

Hexagon is an innovative and responsive Housing Association working in partnership with a range of local authorities to meet housing and care needs across South East London. Hexagon has been providing high quality housing, care and support services to vulnerable client groups for more than 20 years. They offer a wide range of high quality services…

Hopeway Ministries International

Hopeway Ministries International is the community development department and outreach arm of of Hopeway Church, a young and vibrant group based in Southwark council London with about 80 percent membership of young people. Hopeway, is driven with the passion to change lives and continues to achieve this by offering it’s weekly free coffee and get…

Housing – Lambeth Service Centre

Provides a service which can help with organising repairs, deal with enquiries, arrange tenancy and rent appointments and raise complaints with appropriate services.  

Housing Ombudsman Service

The Housing Ombudsman is set up by law to look at complaints about the housing organisations that are registered with us.  The service is free, independent and impartial. On 1 April 2013 the new Housing Ombudsman Service was launched with an extended jurisdiction covering all housing associations and local housing authorities. Some managing agents and private landlords are also members…

Innisfree Housing Association

From the management of short-life housing in one borough, Innisfree has grown substantially and now owns over 500 homes, mainly in North & West London. They provide family homes, a very successful scheme for Irish Elders, as well as supported housing for vulnerable single people. Over 60% of their tenants are Irish. The Irish roots…

Jewish Care

Jewish Care is the largest provider of health and social care services for the Jewish community in the UK. Every week, they give care and support to 7,000 members of the community and their families. They provide services to: Older people People with mental health needs Holocaust survivors People with dementia People who care for others who have…

Lambeth Housing Options & Advice Services (Lambeth Council)

The team are based at Olive Morris House and give help and advice on a range of housing issues, including help if you are homeless. First Contact Team-  This team operates from the Customer Services Centre at Olive Morris House, 18 Brixton Hill, SW2 1RD and sees all people who attend the centre in need…

Lambeth Law Centre

Lambeth Law centre offers legal advice, appointments and representation on housing, welfare rights, debt, immigration, employment and discrimination in the workplace. They can provide appeal representation and work on legally complex cases. Lambeth Law Centre works with a network of advice agencies in Lambeth who provide free, independent, confidential, impartial advice in housing, debt, welfare rights. employment…

Lambeth Mediation Service

Provides an independent and confidential mediation service for tenants and residents of Lambeth in dispute with a neighbour about issues such as noise, rubbish, animals, property damage, boundaries and fences and harassment and abuse. Mediation is provided by trained volunteers. Also school-based programmes and mediation for workplace relationship problems.

Lambeth Safer Streets Team

Lambeth Safer Streets Team helps rough sleepers and people involved in street activity such as begging, drinking and drug use.  Their role is to support people into accommodation and support services and away from street based lifestyles. They operate a street outreach service, 7 days a week, at various times across the whole of Lambeth….

Latin American Women Rights LAWRS

The Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) is a human rights, feminist organisation which supports the immediate and long term needs of Latin American women migrants in the UK. Their aim is for Latin American women in the UK to be free from violence, abuse and exploitation, to be economically secure in the UK, to…

London & Quadrant Housing Trust

L&Q is one of the UK’s leading housing associations and one of London’s largest residential developers.   Their website says the following:- Our  Chief Executive is David Montague. We own or manage over 70,000 homes in London and the South East. We were set up in 1963 and our first office was in St Mary Magdalene…

Look Ahead (Care & Support)

Look Ahead are specialists in delivering mental health, learning disabilities, homelessness and young people services. They know that individuals with all kinds of mental health needs can and do recover – this belief is crucial to how they support people.  They design and deliver recovery-focused and person-centred services with their health partners. They support individuals…

Merton & Lambeth Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Merton & Lambeth (CAML) is an independent charity that provides information and advice to help people who live, work or study in Merton or Lambeth to resolve problems. CAML is part of a national network of over 300 local charities that deliver advice across the country, overseen by a national framework provided by…

Metropolitan Support Trust

Provides a number of different services for different groups of people in London and the Midlands. Lambeth mental health services include floating tenancy support, supported housing and residential care. Also provides accommodation service for rough sleepers and alcohol scheme for men. Their client groups include: – People experiencing mental ill-health – People with learning disabilities,…

Metropolitan: De Crespigny Park

The service at De Crespigny Park is for 18 to 65 year-old Southwark residents with a forensic mental health diagnosis who receive support from the High Support Rehab Team. De Crespigny Park comprises 12 self-contained one-bedroom flats with a shared garden and communal areas. Staff are on-site at all times and keyworkers meet at least…

Nacro

Works to prevent crime and to promote the care and resettlement of offenders in the community and community involvement in crime prevention. Provides services such as housing and training for employment to people caught up in the criminal justice system, or at risk of becoming so. Help and advice to ex-offenders and their families. Free…

Penrose

Supported accommodation for men who are ex-offenders with mental health problems to help them resettle in the community and not re-offend.  Referrals by professionals only. Services and programmes include: floating and residential support; private residential services; employment, training and education; and alternatives to prison and breaking the cycle of crime. Clients are people who are…

Psychology in Hostels Project (Lambeth)

They provide a flexible and responsive psychology service to adults (18 years+) with complex needs in the Lambeth homeless hostel network. Such people may have severe mental health problems, histories of complex trauma and drug and alcohol use. The service is provided by two psychologists, who are based in the Thamesreach Stamford Street Hostel which provides…

Refuge

Refuge opened the world’s first safe house for women and children escaping domestic violence in West London in 1971.  Since then Refuge has led the campaign against domestic violence. They have grown to become the country’s largest single provider of specialist domestic violence services. On any given day they support more than 4,600 women, children and…

Relatives & Residents Association

The Relatives & Residents Association is a national charity which exists for the benefit of older people in residential care, as well as their families and friends left behind at home. They support people by giving them the information they need to make confident and informed choices – whether about selecting a care home, paying for…

Restore Community Projects

ReStore Community Projects, part of the London Community Resource Network, is a registered charity (118616) which recycles and reuses domestic furniture and appliances for the benefit of people in need.  Key objectives are: to provide good quality low-cost furniture and appliances to provide training and employment opportunities, in particular to those who are or have…

Riverside

One of the leading registered providers of social housing in the UK, providing support and affordable housing to people of all ages and circumstances throughout England.  Riverside provides: affordable homes to rent for singles, couples and families care and support for older people, those at risk of homelessness and other people facing significant challenges in…

Sanctuary Supported Living

Sanctuary Housing Association understand that poor mental health can lead to homelessness and people with mental health problems can sometimes find it difficult to secure and maintain good quality accommodation.  Through day-to-day support their clients are able to stabilise their lives and begin the journey towards recovery.  For some this may mean feeling content and…

Shared Lives- Lambeth Mencap

The Shared Lives  Scheme is managed by Lambeth Mencap on behalf of Lambeth Social Services. The scheme supports adults with Learning Disabilities and  matches them with people who can offer accommodation and care and support in their own home.  The service is similar to fostering, but for adults.    The service is regulated by the Care Quality Commission….

Shelter Housing Advice

Shelter’s London advice line offers free specialist advice on housing issues across all London boroughs. This includes advice on debt, welfare, and guidance on access to accommodation and available local services. If you are eligible for legal aid, Shelter London’s legal services offer advice and court representation in cases including possession hearings, evictions and ASB…

SHP Tenancy Support Services – Lambeth

SHP (Single Homeless People) aims to prevent homelessness and promote social inclusion.  They run regular advice surgeries in partnership with local treatment services.  At the surgeries you can get advice and support on:  Housing queries, Benefit issues, Council Tax issues, Debt advice, and referral for Tenancy Support if required. This service is for anyone living in Lambeth who is:…

Southwark Council – Translation Service

Translation and interpreting service The council is committed to providing a free translation and interpreting service to those residents who need it to access essential council services and who cannot get help from family and friends. The service has access to experienced interpreters and translators in over 70 languages, covering all communication needs including sign…

Southwark Pensioners Centre

SPC is a charity offering a range of services and activities to people over 50 in the London Borough of Southwark.  The purpose of the Centre is to support older people to enjoy a good quality of life into a healthy old age by providing services, information across the Borough and a community resource centre…

Spires Centre & Streetlink

Spires is a South London based charity that helps hundreds of homeless and disadvantaged people all year round. They work to improve the quality of life of people who are homeless, insecurely housed, unemployed or suffering from the effects of poverty, mental ill health and loneliness. Spires’ services are offered at the drop-in day centre…

St Mungo’s – Putting Down Roots Gardening

Putting Down Roots is a gardening project for people who are currently homeless or have been in the past, or who are at risk of becoming homeless. We work in hostel grounds, public parks and on our own allotment, developing gardening skills, growing organic vegetables and carrying out hard landscaping and building projects. We have…

Stonewall Housing

Stonewall Housing is the specialist lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) housing advice and support provider in England. We provide housing support for LGBT people in their own homes, supported housing for young LGBT people, as well as free, confidential housing advice for LGBT people of all ages. We also research and lobby for LGBT…

Stonewall Housing Advice Line

Confidential advice and information helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people on homelessness, housing options, harassment, domestic abuse and finding accommodation. Housing can be offered to people between the ages of 16-25 with support needs. Call to arrange an interview to be placed on a waiting list. Drop-in advice sessions held at various venues:…

Support Needs Assessment & Placement (SNAP) Team

The SNAP Team no longer exists , but Lambeth customers with housing support needs can self-refer for housing advice and assistance via: Tel  020 7926 4200 email:  infosnap@lambeth.gov.uk Or by dropping in to see a Housing Adviser at the Lambeth Council Customer Centre at Olive Morris House, 18 Brixton Hill, Brixton.  Mon – Fri  9am…

Thames Reach

Thames Reach helps homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. In this way, they hope to achieve their vision of ending street homelessness. They support people with experience of homelessness as well as vulnerable or isolated men and women who may be in danger of becoming homeless. They…

The Consortium of Therapeutic Communities (TCTC)

The TCTC is a membership charity for all those connected with, interested or involved in the delivery of relationship-based support and treatment across the entire human lifespan. Their website is for people wanting to know more about therapeutic communities (TCs) and therapeutic environments. It describes the different types of TCs, what they do and who might benefit…

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