Depaul UK - Westbourne House

Referral address

10 St Stephen's Crescent
London
W2 5QT

Referral phone

020 7792 0625

Referral email

westbourne.house@depaulcharity.org.uk

Website

http://www.depauluk.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25. Priority to those with a City of Westminster connection.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders. Those with a history of violence will be risk assessed.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Part of Westminster Housing Pathway. Accept referrals from Cardinal Hume, Berwick Street. In extenuating circumstances can take referrals from Bruce House, HDST Flats, Cardinal Hume training flats and Gosfield Street.

Referral procedure

Fax or email. Assessment made within 72 hours. Potential residents and their workers welcome to visit project before interview.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Maximum stay: 1 year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff, available Mon-Thurs 7am-12 midnight, Fri 7am-1am, Sat 8am-1am, Sun 8am-12 midnight, sleep-in cover. Keyworker assigned in first week, keywork plans with agreed outcomes and weekly keywork meetings. Support includes advice on budgeting, benefits, personal issues, cooking, finding employment and training. Range of in-house activities eg life skills. Also offer family mediation.

Rooms and charges

£13.50pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 12
  • Total spaces: 12

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with ensuite facilities and own fridge.
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  • Disabled facilities: Can accommodate one wheelchair user. Lift between ground floor and basement.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Must attend keywork meetings and monthly house meetings. Smoking allowed in own room. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Up to 2, over 16s only, must remain with resident at all times. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Royal Oak or Westbourne Park tubes - 7 minutes walk. Buses 18, 28, 31, 36, 328.


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