Christian Action Housing - Deborah Tempest House

Referral address

337 Baker Street

Referral phone

020 8370 4920

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-22 with medium to high support needs who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness. Can accept care leavers. Must have a local connection to LB Enfield.

Who we cannot help

People with a history of arson, serious violence and sex offending. People who do not have an income.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 22

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Enfield CAPITA. LB Enfield - Housing Options and Advice Team ( John Wilkes House Tel 0208 379 1000).

Referral procedure

Some paper referrals still accepted in the person fits the criteria and is unable to access any other referral agent in Enfield. Contact LB Enfield - Housing Options and Advice Team ( John Wilkes House Tel 0208 379 1000) to book an appointment for Tuesday surgeries.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff on-site 8am-7pm, security guard 7pm-8am, emergency on-call system. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least quarterly. Referral agency, key professionals and relatives are invited to be involved in support planning process. Support provided around benefits, life skills, employment and training and access to specialist services.

Rooms and charges

£13.78pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 14
  • Total spaces: 14


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend monthly residents' meetings. No smoking inside building. Licence agreement.


11am-midnight Sun-Thurs, 11am-1am Fri & Sat. Can stay overnight with staff permission. No under 18s.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Enfield Town, Gordon Hill train stations - 10-15 minutes walk. Buses 191, W8.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Christian Action Housing - Deborah Tempest 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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