Depaul UK - Westbourne House
10 St Stephen's Crescent
020 7792 0625
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
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.
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
5 full time staff, available Mon-Thurs 7am-12 midnight, Fri 7am-1am, Sat 8am-1am, Sun 8am-12 midnight, sleep-in cover. key worker 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
- 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.
- Other facilities: Lounge, IT suite.
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.
Up to 2, over 16s only, must remain with resident at all times. No overnight guests.
Royal Oak or Westbourne Park tubes - 7 minutes walk. Buses 18, 28, 31, 36, 328.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Depaul UK - Westbourne 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.