Centrepoint - Buffy House

Referral address

c/o LB Hammersmith & Fulham PATHS Team
145 King Street
London
W6 9XY

Referral phone

020 875 34198

Referral email

paths@lbhf.gov.uk

Website

http://www.centrepoint.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people aged 16-24 who have been accepted as homeless and in priority need by LB Hammersmith & Fulham. Target 50% women, 20% lesbians and gay men, 50% people from black and minority ethnic groups.

Who we cannot help

People convicted of sex offences or those who have committed arson in the past 2 years.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from LB Hammersmith & Fulham PATHS team.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Referral form completed by applicant and agency prior to interview.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Support plans based on resident's perception of their goals and problems, reviewed every month. Staff provide support around education, employment, emotional needs and interpersonal skills. Referrals to counselling services and other external agencies. Access to a wide range of activities eg sports, art.

Rooms and charges

‚£10.63pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 12
  • Total spaces: 12

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, computers, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in support programme/house meetings. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Guests are allowed between 5pm and 9pm for residents that are NEET (not in education and/or employment) from Monday to Friday and between 12pm and 9pm for maximum of 5hrs for residents that are EET (in education and/or employment) from Monday to Friday.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Buses: 49,C1,10,27,9,28,391. Underground station: Shepherds Bush/Kensington. Overground station :Kensington (Olympia).

Volunteering

Centrepoint has an established volunteering and mentoring programme. Phone head office on 0845 466 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.uk or donation line, 0800 232 320.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Centrepoint - Buffy House 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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