Crown House

Referral address

c/o LB Brent START Plus Team
7th Floor, Mahatma Gandhi House
34 Wembley Hill Road
Wembley
HA9 8AD

Referral phone

020 8937 2573

Referral email

startplus@brent.gov.uk

Website

http://www.lookahead.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with a diagnosed mental health issue, who may also have a substance use issue. Must have a local connection to LB Brent.

Who we cannot help

Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency in LB Brent via START Plus.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write. Application form, completed by agency. Interview. Project visit. Require proof of ID, eg birth certificate, and relevant reports including risk assessment and Probation. Proof of ability to pay rent.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: -
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (3 residents per keyworker), weekly meetings. Action plans reviewed quarterly. Staff offer advice and support around independent living skills. Relapse prevention programme, health & wellbeing workshops, ETE workshops.

Rooms and charges

£15.50pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 20
  • Total spaces: 20

Facilities

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

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own room only. Clients expected to engage with support. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 8am and 10pm, 2 visitors per client maximum. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Kilburn tube - 5 mins walk. Buses 16, 32, 98, 316.


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