Cardinal Hume Centre Hostel

Referral address

YP Pathway Coordinator
Westminster City Council
64 Victoria Street
London
SW1E 6QP

Referral email

shreferrals@westminster.gov.uk

Website


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-24 who are homeless or are at risk of becoming so. Will accept those with medium to high support needs, including life skills, education and employment. Priority to those with a local connection to Westminster.

Who we cannot help

All applicants risk assessed and decisions taken on individual merits

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 24

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals are via the Westminster Young Person's pathway

Referral procedure

WCC pathway referral form completed and submitted to YP pathway coordinator who refers to services in pathway. Once application received, an assessment with the applicant is undertaken at the Service.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with fortnightly/monthly meetings. Individual support plan, reviewed regularly. Resident must engage with support offered. Key worker helps residents access relevant services. On-site employment coaches, ESOL tutors and life skills programme.

Rooms and charges

£8.50pw required from residents in receipt of benefits. £181.16 Total rent 2019/20

  • Single: 32
  • Move on 5
  • Total spaces: 32

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: Residential service not wheelchair accessible. Lift. Adaptation requests considered on an individual basis.
  • Other facilities: Lounges, computer room, garden, shared shower rooms and toilets, shared kitchens.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Licence agreement.

Visitors

Overnight guests must leave by 08:00 and 11:00 at weekends.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

St James' Park, Westminster, Pimlico and Victoria tubes - 10 minutes walk. Buses 507, 88, C10

Volunteering

Volunteering opportunities advertised on website www.cardinalhumecentre.org.uk or inquiries by phone on 020 7222 1602

Donations

info@cardinalhumecentre.org.uk, 020 7222 1602


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Cardinal Hume Centre Hostel and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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