Depaul UK - Willesden Hostel

Referral address

c/o LB Brent START Plus Team
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way

Referral phone

020 8937 2573

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with medium support needs. Priority to those with a local connection to LB Brent.

Who we cannot help

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

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Homeless Link member agencies via START Plus Team.

Referral procedure

Phone 9am-5pm daily. Application form completed by applicant and agency prior to interview. If accepted, can move in day after interview. Require proof of ID.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time project workers and 2 full time night staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (approx 5 residents per key worker), with weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide support around independent living skills, budgeting, employment and training. Offer money management training and family mediation.

Rooms and charges

£7.65pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 14
  • Total spaces: 14


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Must attend keywork and support planning sessions. Smoking allowed in own room. Licence agreement.


Must leave by 11pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Willesden Green tube - 5 minutes walk. Bus 98.


Currently have 3 volunteers, help with admin support and skills sharing. Email for further information.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Depaul UK - Willesden Hostel 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. 

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