Centrepoint - Perry Vale

Referral address

c/o LB Lewisham SHIP Team
38 Winslade Way
Catford
London
SE6 4JU

Referral phone

020 8314 3020, 020 8314 3898

Referral email

ship@lewisham.gov.uk

Website

http://www.centrepoint.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-21 with high support needs. Must be willing to access training, education or employment. Must have a local connection to LB Lewisham.

Who we cannot help

People currently using class A drugs. Those with a history of serious violence. People who are unprepared to engage with the service. Pregnant women. Those who need a higher level of support than can be met by the project.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from LB Lewisham SHIP Team.

Referral procedure

Application form and interview. Require risk assessment.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 staff, available 7.30am-12.30am, sleep-in cover. Keywork system, weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed regularly. Staff give support around independent living skills, benefits, training. Signposting to other services. Dedicated access and training officer on site Mon & Fri.

Rooms and charges

‚£11.39pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 12
  • Total spaces: 12

Facilities

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

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed. Must attend keywork and residents' meetings. Smoking allowed in own rooms and garden. Licence agreement.

Visitors

12 noon-11pm, accompanied by resident. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Forest Hill train station. Buses 78, 122, 176, 185, 197, 356.


Is this page accurate?

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