Depaul UK - Creekside Foyer

Referral address

c/o LB Greenwich Housing Options Team
125 Powis Street
Woolwich
London
SE18 6NL

Referral phone

020 8921 2863

Referral email

housing-needs-unit@greenwich.gov.uk

Website

http://www.depauluk.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with Low to medium support needs, who are motivated to take up training and employment opportunities. Applicants must have a LB Greenwich connection. Target 50% women. Will need to be referred by Greenwich 1st Base team. We do not accept any animals.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals via LB Greenwich Housing Options Team. Applicants aged under 18 must be referred by the Young Person's Team at Greenwich HPU (phone 020 8316 6622).

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm. Application form. Joint assessment and interview with housing and NEET project workers. May require additional information. Require proof of ID.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour waking cover. Compulsory support plan with agreed outcomes using Outcomes Star model. Staff offer support plan on life skills and resettlement with additional support from an onsite NEET worker. Focus on meaningful daytime activities. Additional support on literacy and numeracy via on-site training and resource centre.

Rooms and charges

£18pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 34
  • Studio: 8
  • Total spaces: 42

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Bedsits/studios fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 4 studios fully wheelchair accessible with ground floor facilities. Ramps, grab rails, wheelchair rechargers, alarms.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate with support plan. Smoking allowed in own room. Assured shorthold tenancy and licence agreement, reviewed after 3 months.

Visitors

In own rooms only, 4pm-8pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

North Greenwich tube, Deptford train station, Cutty Sark DLR. Buses 47, 188, 199.


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