Centrepoint - Bruce House Foyer

Referral address

124 Drury Lane
London
WC2B 5SU

Referral phone

020 7557 4500

Referral email

brucehouse-service@centrepoint.org

Website

http://www.centrepoint.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or in housing need and who are engaged in employment, training or education. Must have independent living skills and a City of Westminster connection.

Who we cannot help

Those not committed to education or work or anyone needing a high level of support that cannot be met by the project.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Westminster Young Persons' Pathway.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm to check if waiting list is open. Anyone who meets selection criteria will be interviewed.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 1 year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

10 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with monthly keywork sessions or more frequently if needed. Action plans with agreed outcomes and risk assessments, reviewed monthly. Residents are expected to be in work, education/training, or to be actively seeking work or training. Residents have access to Centrepoint's learning team.

Rooms and charges

£13.44pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • 2-bed: 15
  • Studio: 18
  • Total spaces: 48

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed in communal areas. Smoking allowed in own room only. Must be committed to education, training or employment and attend "Lifewise" course. Assured shorthold tenancy.

Visitors

Up to 2 visitors during daytime. 1 overnight guest allowed up to 3 nights per week.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Holborn/Covent Garden tubes - 10 mins walk. Buses 1, 6, 9, 13, 15, 17, 23, 68, 91, 168.

Volunteering

Centrepoint has an established volunteering and mentoring programme. Phone head office on 0845 4660 3400 or email volunteering@centrepoint.org for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods - phone 0845 466 3400 for details. Financial donations made via www.centrepoint.org or donation line, 0800 232 320.


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