Cranstoun Sisters Avenue
Wandsworth Housing Advice
c/o Kim Lawrence
Wandsworth Housing Dept
17-27 Garratt Lane
020 8871 8831
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
People who are homeless or at risk of homeless who have drug and alcohol problems. Must have a local connection to Wandsworth. Can take clients on scripts.
Who we cannot help
People with a history of violence. Arsonists. Sex offenders.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
Only accept referrals from Kim Lawrence at Wandsworth Housing Advice.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Assessment interview. Require PSR, MG16, psychiatric reports if applicable. With applicant's consent, may request information from agencies/hostels they have previously been in contact with.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 6 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
3 staff based on-site 24 hour cover, emergency on-call system. Must attend weekly keywork sessions in the first 8 weeks and attend community groups once a week. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Peer support groups, life skills workshops and seminars, including relapse prevention. Optional individual counselling. Training for independent living.
Rooms and charges
Minimum £6.31pw required from residents on benefits.
- Single: 7
- Total spaces: 7
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must attend house meetings and structured activities. No drug or alcohol use allowed. Smoking allowed in garden. Licence agreement.
Can stay overnight if space available and with staff permission, Fri and Sat.
Clapham Junction train station. Clapham Common tube. Buses 35, 37, 45a, 77, 77a.
Volunteers help with admin, advocacy, cooking, form filling, accompanying residents to appointments, help with resident IT support. Email email@example.com or phone 020 8335 1830 for further information.
Money. Phone 020 8335 1830 for details.
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