1 HOMELESS PROJECTS IN LONDON WITH ALCOHOL AND DRUG SERVICES For more information see: Name and Address 235 Project, Wandsworth Support Services Health Services Other Services Target Group Up to 5 staff on-site 10am-6pm Mon-Fri, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system with weekly meetings (every two weeks after first two months). Care plans reviewed quarterly. Compulsory weekly workshops, seminars and house meetings. Staff provides support around education, voluntary work, relapse prevention, legal issues, housing and life skills. Sexual health and nutrition workshop every three months Progress is assessed quarterly. A "higher care" facility is being developed for those who require greater levels of structure and support in their first 12 weeks at the facility. Higher support is offered at Project 85 People who have completed drug rehabilitation programme in the last two years, and who require intensive support. Can accept those with alcohol problems, providing they are primarily drug users Broadway 65 Talgarth road, Hammersmith & Fulham Broadway Perham road, Hammersmith & Fulham Caplin House, Tower Hamlets Emergency on-call system Keywork system with monthly meetings, support plans (drawn up with resident and DAAT), help and advice with claiming benefits, accessing to work, education and training opportunities Emergency on-call system Keywork system with monthly meetings, support plans (drawn up with resident and DAAT), help and advice with claiming benefits, accessing to work, education and training opportunities 1 full time member of staff based at on-site office on a rota basis, emergency on-call system. Staff provides support around budgeting, relapse prevention, benefits and making referrals to external agencies. Residents are encouraged to take a full part in running the house to help them regain life skills and rebuild confidence. Specialist alcohol worker and drugs worker visits 5 days a week Residents may attend weekly drop-in on drug and alcohol issues at Social Services. counselling, relapse prevention, women's groups, aftercare projects, alternative therapy and training/education care package from Social Services or other external agencies. Regular residents' meetings are a significant part of the running of the house Staff is based on-site however days and times of staff cover vary from week to week. Single homeless people with alcohol or drug dependency and support needs who have attended detoxification and residential rehabilitation. Homeless people with low to medium support needs who are recovering from substance misuse, have been through rehab/detox and who are committed to abstaining from alcohol and/or drugs whilst living in the project. Local connection required. Single homeless men with low support needs who need a period of settled housing following a drug rehabilitation programme. Must have local connection to LB Tower Hamlets.
2 City Road ( crisis intervention), Islington 30 staff (plus volunteers), 24 hour waking cover. 4 staff per shift. Comprehensive programme of advice, health care and education (including detox) and recreational activities for all residents. Compulsory individual support sessions and group work throughout treatment programme. Care plans reviewed daily. Registered Care Home (with nursing). Staff trained in care and treatment of alcohol, drugs and mental health. Sessional doctor Mon-Fri. 2 nurses on duty 24hrs. Detox and primary health care provided. Couples may be accepted in exceptional circumstances. Medical staff provides health care, medical and psychiatric assessment, individual support and a detoxification programme. Residents may be referred to longer term rehabilitation, residential projects, day programmes and local counselling and community services. Drug users in crisis who have a local connection to any London borough. Can accept those also dependent on alcohol, needing detox and with other medical, legal or emotional support needs. Couples considered. Must be eligible for benefits. Equinox Aspiden Wood Centre, Southwark 10 staff, sleep-in covers with a minimum of 3 staff on duty during the day, emergency on-call system. Keywork system with individual support plans which are reviewed every 3-6 months. The project works within a harm minimisation framework and residents are encouraged to use local facilities such as day centres. Regular social activities, day trips and an annual holiday. CPN and primary health care team visit as required. Visits from chiropodist, dentist and optician. Provide support for people who have both substance misuse and mental health problems Homeless street drinkers aged over 40 with a history of losing accommodation due to drinking, who cannot or do not want to stop drinking. Can accept those with mental health issues. Equinox Batley Close, Sutton 1 staff based on-site weekdays 9.30am- 5.30pm, emergency on-call system. Support is more intensive at beginning of stay and reduces to a fortnightly keywork session. Residents have an individual care plan which sets appropriate goals around health, diet, budgeting and reduction of substance use. Plans reviewed every 6 weeks. All support is aimed at enabling residents to maintain their tenancies. The project aims "to help clients lead less chaotic and damaging lives, we adopt a harm minimisation approach and offer budgeting and life skills training. We maintain close links with local alcohol and drug rehabilitation projects." Homeless people from LB Sutton aged 25+ who have low to medium support needs and a history (min 5 years) of alcohol dependency.
3 Equinox Brook Drive, 25 staff, 24 hour cover. 10 day detox and 21 day assessment programme. Includes medical detox from alcohol and other drugs, group work, 1:1 keywork support, care plan with agreed outcomes reviewed weekly. Group work includes relapse prevention, effects of drugs and alcohol, anger and stress management, problem solving and move-on. Referrals to rehab, day programmes and accommodation. RMNs, RGNs on staff team. GP 5 days per week, nurse daily, CPN as required. Auricular acupuncture, shiatsu and reflexology. Can support people with both substance misuse and mental health problems. On admission, a staff provides residents with a basic health check and identify underlying reasons behind their substance use problems. The detox unit provides a high level of support, with nursing intervention. The assessment unit includes medical support and social care. Can accept people with pets. Smoking is allowed in own bedroom and the car park. People with drug and alcohol related problems who need detoxification. Can accept people with both substance and mental health problems. Equinox Ealing Hostels, Ealing 5 full time staff provide cover 9am-8pm Mon-Fri, staff visit projects at weekends, emergency on-call system. Keyworker system, weekly meetings. Support plan reviewed initially monthly then quarterly. Staff provides support around harm reduction, life skills, accessing training opportunities and resettlement. Structured day programme. Residents encouraged to attend local services. Specialist alcohol and drug workers on staff team. Access to external support services in LB Ealing Particular emphasis is placed on relapse prevention and using time to pursue activities such as education and volunteering" People who have a history of substance misuse. Must have already undertaken treatment (eg rehab) and been abstinent for 3 months. One house is for clients who are engaged in meaningful occupation. Must have a local connection to LB Ealing. Target 5% women, 33% people from black and minority ethnic groups. Equinox Friends Road Stabilisation Unit, Croydon 12 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (3 residents per keyworker), with twice weekly meetings. Compulsory group programme (Mon-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm), covers issues such as relapse prevention, anger management, problem solving and life skills. Care plan with agreed outcomes reviewed fortnightly. GP visits at least twice weekly. Complementary therapists run regular shiatsu sessions. The programme consists of intensive group work, individual support and mentoring. "Friends Road gives residents the opportunity to stabilise, look at areas to reduce harm to themselves and others and focus on moving onto a more stable environment following the 6 week intervention." People with a history of chaotic drug use and offending due to drug use, who would benefit from a period of stabilisation. Can accept people with a dual diagnosis if they are prepared to participate in a group work programme.
4 Equinox Hopkinson House, Westminster 16 staff, 24 hour cover. Keywork and care planning system, with 2-3 residents per keyworker. Support plans, with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least every six months. Physical health support, access to detox via GP and support around harm reduction. Advice and support around independent living skills. More intense support in flats to prepare residents for living independently. Regular fortnightly acupuncture and massage sessions. Visits from chiropodist, dentist and optician. Can accept those with alcohol and mental health problems. There are 32 bedspaces operating as a "wet" unit based on a harm minimisation model and 4 self-contained semiindependent flats. Single homeless people aged over 26 with histories of rough sleeping and heavy drinking who have a City of Westminster connection of 6 months or more, including those with support needs around mental and physical health care. Equinox Mitcham Park, Merton 3 staff on-site 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, emergency on-call system. Support plans negotiated between staff and residents and monitored monthly. Plans cover issues including alcohol support, emotional development, health, budgeting, time management, resettlement. Structured 13- week programme, includes compulsory groupwork, weekly sessions with keyworkers and resettlement support. Programme runs Mon-Fri. The structured programme of group work and individual keywork sessions lasts 13 weeks. Men with alcohol problems who want to maintain abstinence from alcohol, preferably referred from detox, but will accept those at least one week sober on admittance. Priority given to applicants with a LB Merton or Sutton connection Equinox West Street, Sutton 1 staff based on-site weekdays 9.30am- 5pm, emergency on-call system. Support is more intensive at beginning of stay and reduces to a fortnightly keywork session. Residents have an individual care plan which sets appropriate goals around health, diet, budgeting and reduction of substance use. Plans reviewed every 6 weeks. All support is aimed at enabling residents to maintain their tenancies. Prolific offenders are given priority. The aim of the project is "to help clients lead less chaotic and damaging lives, we adopt a harm minimisation approach and offer budgeting and life skills training. We maintain close links with local alcohol and drug rehabilitation projects." Homeless men from LB Sutton who have low to medium support needs who wish to remain abstinent from drug use. Priority to prolific offenders.
5 Foundation66 Agar St Augustine s, Camden Minimum of 3 staff on-site 9.30am-9pm Mon-Fri and 1 staff on-site 9.30am-5pm at weekends, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork systems and care plans. Individual counselling and structured group work programme including acupuncture, health education, relapse prevention anger management and stress management. Access to community based day programmes. Staff offer individual care planning, counselling and group work. All applicants must have local authority placement funding. Foundation66 also run the Long Yard Crisis Centre (see separate entry) and has a third stage move-on scheme offering a low level of support. People with primary alcohol misuse problems who wish to participate in an abstinence based rehabilitation treatment programme. Foundation66 Bromley Road, Lewisham 2 full time and 1 part time staff based onsite Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork and daily group work sessions. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 6 weeks. Staff also engage in joint work with internal and external agencies to meet identified need. Support workers have specialist skills in providing support for clients with alcohol issues Through a programme of structured group work, one to one key work sessions and advocacy, we enable a client to progress from an unsettled way of life to semi-independence in our second stage housing. Single homeless people wishing to address problem drinking. Must be eligible for benefits. 90% of applicants must have a local connection to LB Lewisham. Foundation66 Camden, Hackney, Islington, 9 staff available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, visit houses at least once a week. Emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system, with weekly meetings. Needs and risk assessments. Action plan with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Offer support around benefits, life skills, registering with health services, finding voluntary work and referring residents to appropriate external agencies. People who have been alcohol and/or drug free for at least 48 hours (1st stage) or 3 months (2nd stage). Must be willing to maintain abstinence while living in project and engage in support services. Priority to those with local connection
6 Foundation66 Foulden Road, Hackney 1 full time and 1 part time staff based onsite 9.30am-5pm Monday to Friday, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system with regular meetings. Care plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed regularly. Residents must attend external abstinence support. Access to community based day programmes, counselling, therapy, voluntary work and education. Weekly house meetings. Staff offer individual care planning, and keyworking. People with alcohol or drug misuse problems who have been through 3 months rehabilitation, have remained abstinent for 3 months and wish to participate in an abstinence based rehabilitation treatment programme. Foundation66 Lewisham shared Housing, Lewissham 2 full time staff based at head office visit houses weekly, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system, with monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide support around benefits, life skills, linking residents into external services and accessing voluntary work opportunities. People who have been alcohol and/or drug free for 3 months. Must be willing to maintain abstinence whilst in the project and engage with support services. Priority to those with a local connection to LB Lewisham. Foundation66 Long Yard Crisis Centre, Camden 24 hour cover. Provides high level of care, detox and a keyworker system with structured educational, health care and therapeutic programmes. Structured groupwork programme including alcohol awareness, relapse prevention, gender groups, and drama therapy. GP visits regularly and health practitioner on-site 10am-5pm Mon-Fri. provides detox, assessment and a social and health care programme for people who want to withdraw from alcohol. People with alcohol misuse problems who wish to participate in an abstinence based rehabilitation treatment programme. Foundation66 Ravenswood Road, Waltham Forest 4 full and 1 part time staff, 24 hour sleep-in cover. Compulsory keywork system with weekly meetings. Care plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Individual counselling and structured group work programme including, education, art therapy and stress management. Access to community based day programmes. Staff offer individual care planning, counselling and group work. People with alcohol or drug misuse problems who wish to participate in an abstinence based rehabilitation treatment programme.
7 Hope House, 10 staff, 24 hour sleep-in cover. Weekly meetings. Care plans drawn up with resident and Social Services. Project offers counselling, daily therapy groups, relapse prevention, life skills support, health education and leisure activities. Residents encouraged to attend AA/NA groups and are expected to participate in the programme and running the house including shopping, cooking and cleaning. Specialist alcohol and drug workers on staff team. The programme is founded on the 12-Step model of abstinence based treatment. Support includes individual treatment plans, counselling, daily therapy groups, relapse prevention and life skills. Only children under 12 can stay overnight. Women recovering from drug or alcohol dependency who have been through detox, undergone a primary treatment programme and who have "some understanding of the 12-step approach to recovery". Applicants must be 2 weeks abstinent. Horseferry Road Project, Wesrtminster 3 full time staff (available 9.30am-5.30pm Mon-Fri). Emergency on-call system. Keywork system (4 residents per keyworker), weekly reducing to monthly meetings with an emphasis on future education and employment. Care plans focus on maintaining recovery, independent living and resettlement. Access to resettlement project, AA/NA meetings, medical centre, computer room and careers advice. On-site medical centre with full time GP. Each resident allocated a substance misuse and well being worker. When people complete a rehab programme, they need a place where they can be sure no one else is using drugs or alcohol. The project is recognised as being a safe place for residents Ex-substance misusers aged with a history of sleeping rough in Central London. Must be abstinent from alcohol/drugs for 3 months, be committed to abstinence and have completed a rehabilitation programme. Local connection preferred. Irish Centre Housing Hackett House, Camden 1 member of staff available at project 9am- 5pm weekdays, plus some weekends and evenings. Emergency support available from Irish Centre Housing's 24 hour hostel Conway House. Staff work with residents to develop alternatives to drinking and address issues of physical health, welfare benefits, money management, life skills, employment and training. Single homeless people with drug or alcohol problems who have completed detox or rehab and wish to live in an alcohol and drug free environment. Priority to those referred within the Camden Hostels Pathway.
8 Kairos Community Trust, Barnet,, Lewisham, Southwark, Wandsworth 12 staff and 8 volunteers. 1st stage - 24 hour cover. 2nd stage - Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, emergency on-call system. Keywork system with weekly meetings. 1st stage focuses on stabilising, including counselling, home detox by arrangement with GP, practical and emotional support, advice and advocacy. 2nd stage is a 12 week rehab therapy programme based on the 12-Step programme for which funding is required. GP visits weekly. Can access external support for residents who have mental health problems alongside their drug/alcohol issues. Single homeless people with drug or alcohol related problems with low support needs who are committed to becoming drug free and sober. Priority to those with a local connection. Mount Carmel, Wandsworth 6 staff and sessional staff, available 8am- 7.30pm weekdays, 10am-5pm weekends, emergency on-call system. Care plans with monthly reviews. Group therapy, individual counselling, 12-step programme of recovery, weekly house meetings, social and sporting activities. Whilst in group therapy, must attend 3 AA meetings a week. Residents responsible for budgeting, shopping, cooking and cleaning. 2 registered mental health nurses. Can provide support for people with dual mental health and alcohol issues also runs a non-residential day programme. People with alcohol problems who have stopped drinking and "wish to recover in abstinence". Must be committed to abstinence from alcohol and drugs. Nacro Latch House, 4 full time and 4 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with 4 residents per worker. Assessment and support plan developed at moving in stage. Residents are expected to participate in the resettlement and support programme. 3 specialist drug workers available Latch House provides accommodation for 15 homeless crack cocaine users who have a local connection to LB. Priority is given to ex-offenders. Staff provide 24 hour waking cover and the project is an alcohol/drug free environment. The project runs a day programme in partnership with Blenheim Drugs Project for crack users leaving prison. Single homeless men with crack cocaine issues who are willing to engage in onsite drugs programme. Priority to exoffenders or those at risk of offending. Must have a LB connection.
9 Novas Scarman Group CUC (Soho) SMU, Westminster 4 full time staff based at on-site office Mon- Fri 9am-6pm and Sat 10am-3pm. 24 hour waking cover. Emergency on-call system. Each resident has a comprehensive assessment with an individual support plan with agreed outcomes to address their needs, reviewed monthly. Support is compulsory. Weekly residents' meetings. Peer support. Recreational activities led by residents. Alcohol, drug and mental health specialists on staff team. In-house GP, nurse and chiropodist. Complementary therapies including auricular acupuncture. Referral to detox and rehabilitation programmes The aim of our service is to offer substance misusers who are homeless, the opportunity to stabilise their substance use and change their lifestyle enabling resettlement or potential rehabilitation." Single homeless men who have a history of substance misuse who wish to stabilise their alcohol and/or drug use. Can accept people with mental health problems and ex-offenders. A local connection to LB Westminster is required. Novas Scarman Group Green Lanes, Hackney 2 full time staff based at premises (office hours Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm). Occasional evening and weekend cover, emergency on-call system. At least monthly keywork meetings. Keyworker offers support with benefits, life skills, health care, dependency issues and referrals to specialist services. Care plans, with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Access to employment training/education programme. Alcohol services run frequent sessions usually on-site. Residents assisted to access local services Residents "need to be capable of independent living and sustaining a tenancy with 'office hours' support." Residents are allowed to drink alcohol Single homeless people aged who have a history of sleeping rough and street drinking. Can accept those with substance misuse, mental health and mild physical health problems. Priority to those with a LB Hackney connection. Target 30% people from black and minority ethnic groups, 10% people with physical disabilities. Oak Lodge, Wandworth 6 staff, 24 hour sleep-in cover. Keyworkers provide practical and emotional care through counselling, advice and information. Individual care plans identify support needs and are reviewed every six weeks. 3 stage programme based on group work, community living, seminars and structured activities. Support includes therapy groups, leisure activities, women's group and workshops. All staff are qualified and specialise in alcohol and drug problems Residents have access to Cranstoun's Resettlement and Aftercare Service and may move on to Cranstoun's Project 85 or Sisters Avenue Project - see separate entries. Those who relapse or leave prematurely will continue to be offered support. People with a history of drug use, who have completed a full detox programme and who require intensive support. Can accept those with alcohol problems, providing they are primarily drug users.
10 Project 85, Wandsworth 2 full time staff and 1 part time on-site Mon- Fri 10am-6pm, emergency on-call system. Care plans with agreed outcomes reviewed monthly. Compulsory keywork system (7 residents per keyworker), weekly meetings for first 8 weeks then monthly. Compulsory weekly workshop/seminar and house meetings. Support with life skills, relapse prevention, access to voluntary work and education. Have workshops every 3 months on sexual health and nutrition. Support aims to promote personal responsibility, build confidence and develop support networks. Residents are responsible for the upkeep and cleaning of the house. Cranstoun's Resettlement and Aftercare Service assesses readiness for independent living and helps residents with housing issues. People with drug or alcohol misuse problems who have completed a 1st stage rehabilitation programme of at least 12 weeks duration in the last 2 years. Priority given to those leaving any Cranstoun Drug Services rehabilitation programme Providence Row HA Edward Gibbons House 14 full time and 2 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Tenancy Sustainment Officer Weds 10am-12 noon, Meaningful Occupation Worker Thurs 1pm-6pm. Keywork system (6 residents per worker), monthly keywork meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes. Staff provide support around benefit claims, health, alcohol use, harm minimisation and resettlement. GP visits Weds 10am-12 noon. Alcohol specialist worker on-site Mon- Fri 10am-5.30pm. Residents may drink alcohol in designated areas in the hostel. The hostel can accommodate people whose behaviour excludes them from other hostels. People aged 22 or over who are homeless and have high support needs around alcohol use. Priority given to those with a local connection to LB Tower Hamlets and the City of London. Salvation Army Grey House Addiction Services, Tower Hamlets Salvation Army Riverside House, Tower Hamlets 30 staff, 24 hour cover. Keyworker system. Medical detox and assessment, one-to-one counselling, groupwork, recreational activities and spiritual support. Programme of support is compulsory after first 3 days. Action plans with agreed outcomes reviewed weekly. 14 staff, 24 hour cover. 1:8 staff to resident ratio. Keywork system with weekly meetings initially and then as agreed with resident. Specific information and advice given around substance use, mental health, life skills and resettlement training. Support 24 hour medical cover. Specialist mental health and primary health care staff. Accept those with both drug/alcohol problems and mental health support needs. Specialist mental health and substance use workers on staff team The detoxification period lasts 6-20 days. Residents are medically assessed and their treatment programmes are designed to reflect their individual needs. The Centre also provides a relapse prevention programme. If residents are self pay, aftercare must be in place prior to admission. Applicants must be drug and/or alcohol free at the point of referral and are expected to remain so throughout their stay. Residents can move on to Matthew House, a block of 20 one-bedroom self People with alcohol and/or drug addiction problems seeking detoxification Single homeless men who have experienced substance misuse issues but are currently clean/dry and have low level support needs. Must have a local connection to LB Tower Hamlets.
11 plan drawn up after a series of assessments, with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least monthly. Group work sessions. contained flats, which offers lower levels of support Sisters Avenue Project, Wandsworth 2 staff based on-site 10am-6pm Mon-Fri, emergency on-call system. Must attend weekly keywork sessions in the first 8 weeks and attend community groups once a week. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Peer support groups, life skills workshops and seminars, including relapse prevention. Optional individual counselling. Must attend college or do voluntary work. Regular sessions on sexual health and nutrition. Can provide support for people with dual substance misuse and mental health problems. provide a safe and drug free environment where residents receive support to prepare them for independent living." Support aims to help residents take personal responsibility, build confidence and develop support networks. Residents are responsible for the upkeep and cleaning of the house People who have experienced substance misuse and who have completed a period of drug rehabilitation/treatment of at least 12 weeks duration within the last 2 years. Target 50% women and 30% people from black and minority ethnic groups. South London YMCA Keystone House, Croydon 3 staff on-site 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, emergency on-call system. Keyworkers work with residents to develop goal-oriented care plans and run support/life skills groups. Quarterly reviews. Individual counselling from Croydon Alcohol Counselling Service. Offer groupwork based programme. All residents are expected to participate in the programme. Visiting health professionals provide sessions at residents' request eg on HIV/AIDS, sexual health, diet, depression. Priority is given to applicants with a LB Croydon connection. There are five 2-bed flats, 2 offices, and a large group room. There are also 3 second stage houses with 13 bedspaces, with a maximum stay of 18 months. People who have experienced alcohol and/or drug problems, who are currently dry and wish to maintain abstinence and who need supportive housing. Must be willing to undertake groupwork based programme. Priority to applicants from LB Croydon. Spitafields Crypt Trust Acorn House, Hackney 7 staff, 24 hour sleep-in cover. Project offers a rehabilitation programme in an alcohol and drug free environment. Keywork system (4 residents per worker) with weekly meetings. Action plans reviewed monthly. Wide range of activities to help residents with rehabilitation process, including life and social skills training, gardening project, diy, literacy, numeracy and computer skills. Acorn House provides an alcohol and drug rehabilitation programme for 16 single homeless men mainly aged 25+, including rough sleepers and those with low-medium mental health problems. Residents may smoke in their own rooms only. There is limited access to Spitalfields Crypt Trust's second stage accommodation Single homeless men aged 25+ with alcohol or drug problems, including rough sleepers and those with low-medium mental health support needs. Must be prepared to address their addiction in an abstinence-based rehabilitation setting.
12 St Mungo s Craven Park, Brent St Mungo s - St Pancras Way, Camden St Mungo s Teignmouth Road, Brent 1 member of staff visits the hostel 4 days a week, emergency on-call system. Keywork system with monthly keywork meetings and quarterly reviews. Residents are offered help with accessing employment and training, advice on benefits and resettlement, and referrals to specialist agencies where necessary. Access to St Mungo's work and learning projects A minimum of 2 staff on duty per shift, 24 hour cover. Keywork system is recovery focussed. Staff provide support, advocacy, information, advice and help in accessing other services. On-site activity programme. 1 member of staff visits the hostel 4 days a week, emergency on-call system. Keywork system with monthly keywork meetings and quarterly reviews. Residents are offered help with accessing employment and training, advice on benefits and resettlement, and referrals to specialist agencies where necessary. Access to St Mungo's work and learning projects. External support offered by Brent Health and Homeless Team and Brent Community Alcohol Service Weekly nurse and GP sessions in onsite surgery. Mental health worker visits weekly. External support offered by Brent Health and Homeless Team, and Brent Community Alcohol Service. Craven Park project is a large 9- bed shared house for single homeless men mainly from black and minority ethnic groups, who have alcohol support needs. 70% of applicants must have a local connection to LB Brent The aim is for entrenched heavy drinkers who want to continue drinking to do so in a safe, harm minimalisation environment. We aim to help the men access health services, hopefully stabilise and reduce with a view to moving into suitable permanent accommodation." provides accommodation for 9 single homeless men from black and minority ethnic groups who have some alcohol support needs. 70% of referrals must have a local connection to LB Brent Single homeless men, primarily from black and minority ethnic groups, with alcohol support needs. 70% of residents must have a local connection to LB Brent. Single people aged over 19 with long histories of both heavy drinking and sleeping rough. May accept those who also have other support needs and people with dogs. Priority to those with a LB Camden connection Single homeless men from black and minority ethnic groups with alcohol support needs. 70% of referrals must have a local connection to LB Brent. Thames Reach Brixton STEP, 2 full time staff available at on-site Mon- Thurs 9am-7pm, Fri-Sun 10am-6pm, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system with meetings every 1-2 weeks. Care plan with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Agencies involved in resident's care can attend care plan reviews. Staff provide advice and support around substance misuse, mental health, Brixton STEP (Substance misuse Treatment Entry Project) provides accommodation for 7 male drug users who would like to stabilise their drug use, in preparation for treatment services eg detox, rehab. Must have a local connection to LB. Can accept a limited number of men Male drug users who would like to stabilise their drug use, in preparation for treatment services eg detox, rehab. Must have a local connection to LB. Can accept men with dogs.
13 Thames Reach Greenwich Third Stage Project, Greenwich physical health and meaningful activities. 2 staff, available 9.30am-5pm Mon-Fri. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Support offered is flexible and geared to individual need. Staff can offer informal counselling and advice on benefits and move-on options. Residents must attend regular house meetings and relapse prevention groups, and are expected to engage in meaningful activities such as training and employment. Can offer support to residents who have mental health problems alongside their drug/alcohol issues but cannot accept those whose primary support need is mental health. with dogs with agreement from other residents Priority is given to those with a local connection. Applicants must have completed a second stage residential rehabilitation or equivalent programme while in custody. Residents must attend pre-tenancy sessions and are randomly tested on a weekly basis. Smoking allowed in own rooms or garden. People who have had problems with alcohol &/or drugs, who have completed 2nd stage residential rehabilitation, who show high motivation to stay abstinent and who want to work towards living independently. Local connection preferred. Thames Reach Trinity Rise, 1 full time staff available at off-site office 9am-5pm, emergency on-call system. Visit residents weekly. Compulsory keywork system with meetings every 2-4 weeks. Care plan with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Agencies involved in resident's care can attend care plan reviews. Staff provide advice and support around substance misuse, mental health, physical health and meaningful activities. Applicants must be willing to participate in meaningful activities and have a local connection to LB. Can accept a limited number of men with dogs, subject to agreement from existing residents Men who are stable in their drug use ie on a script, who would like to work towards abstinence. Must be willing to participate in meaningful activities and have a local connection to LB. Can accept men with dogs. The St Luke s Centre, 9 full time and 5 part time staff, 1 volunteer, sleep-in cover. Compulsory keywork system (3 residents per keyworker), with fortnightly meetings. Care plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. "The primary aims of the service are to address health, dietary and accommodation needs". Provide support around re-establishing family contact. Refer to rehabilitation services if appropriate. Have 3 specialist alcohol and mental health workers on staff team. Arrange visits by GPs and other health professionals as required. Registered Care Home for people with chronic alcohol problems. It specifically targets "those, who in addition to their alcohol problems, are cognitive impaired and dually diagnosed as suffering from Korsakoff's syndrome, Wernecke's psychosis or other mental health issues. It is recognised that, for most, rehabilitation is not a realistic goal." Residents can smoke in their own room. People outside People aged with chronic alcohol problems, including those with additional mental health problems.
14 The Nehemiah Project, Trelawn House, Croydon Turning Point Davies Residential Service, Wandsworth 12 staff and 4 volunteers, 24 hour cover. Individual counselling and group work. Programme combines 12-Step therapeutic groups and educational groups on physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects. Relapse management. All of the programme and support is compulsory. More freedom after orientation and trial phase after mid point in programme. 5 staff, sleep-in cover. Keyworker system, weekly meetings. Individual care plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 4-6 weeks. 4-month programme offers health education, complementary therapy, sessions on anger management, independent living skills, personal development, relapse management. Specialist group for survivors of sexual abuse. Specialist dual diagnosis service. Two full time counsellors run structured group programme. Keyworker system with meetings every 4 weeks. Care plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 4 weeks. Weekly individual counselling. Groups include relapse prevention, life skills, women's and men's groups. Groups are Can provide support for people who also have low-level mental health problems. the age group may be accepted in specific circumstances. 12-Step rehabilitation centre for 9 men who have alcohol and/or substance misuse problems. The programme combines therapeutic and educational groups on physical, mental and emotional aspects. All of the programme and support is compulsory. The programme lasts 12 months and has three distinct stages; orientation and start up (1-3 months), self development (4-6 months) and move-on (7-12 months). Up to 4 bedspaces are for those with a dual diagnosis (weekly charge 740). There is a specialist group for those who are survivors of sexual abuse. The 4- month programme focuses on therapeutic and educational work in groups and individually. It involves assistance with living skills and house duties including cooking, shopping, and domestic tasks. Smoking is not allowed on the premises. All residents must be willing to participate in the domestic running of the house and make an active contribution to group sessions. Residents are encouraged to plan for leaving the project in a structured way". Men aged who have alcohol and/or substance misuse problems. Must need a rehabilitation environment People with drug and/or alcohol problems, including those with a dual diagnosis and those who have experienced sexual abuse. Must be drug and alcohol free on admission. People who have experienced problems with alcohol and have stopped drinking. Target 50% women and 25% people from black and minority ethnic groups.
15 compulsory for first 4 months, then attendance at some is negotiable with keyworker. Relapse management policy. Random breathalyser and drug tests are carried out. Smoking is allowed in the garden only. Turning Point Hartley House, Ealing U-Turn Recovery Project, Lewisham 5 full time staff Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, emergency on-call system. Weekly meetings with keyworker. Compulsory therapy groups five days a week and weekly individual counselling. 6 week beginners group. Other optional groups available. Access to computer training, gym, swimming pool, massage, relaxation, art therapy and auricular acupuncture sessions. 4 full time staff and 1 volunteer. Sleep-in cover. 7-step Recovery Programme in the form of keywork system, daily meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed bi-monthly. The 7-Step Programme includes support around life and job skills support and access to counselling. 2 drug and alcohol workers on staff team offers residential care and a therapeutic programme for people who have been dependent on alcohol but who would like to lead an alcohol-free life. Applicants are required to have already been through detox. Residents must successfully complete a three week assessment phase. Therapy sessions and group work are a compulsory part of the programme. Residents may smoke in their own rooms and in a designated smoking lounge between 3.30pm-9am. is a Christian organisation providing supported accommodation in 2 houses for single homeless men who are serious about breaking their dependencies on alcohol, drugs, smoking, gambling and compulsive behaviour." There is also a 7-Step Recovery Programme with group meetings, life and job skills support and access to counselling. People with alcohol related problems who are in need of residential provision and who wish to "adopt an alcohol free lifestyle". May also accept people with secondary drug problems. Single homeless men with support needs who are serious about breaking their alcohol, drug, smoking, gambling and compulsive behaviour dependencies.
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