Emmaus - Greenwich

Referral address

226 Elmley Street
SE18 7NN

Referral phone

0208 316 5398

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with low support needs who are prepared to work at least 40 hours a week as volunteers in Emmaus's recycling project. Can accept ex-offenders. Priority to those with a local connection to RB Greenwich or London in general.

Who we cannot help

People with a history of arson, sex offences and violence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 20
  • Maximum age accepted: 60

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency. Can accept referrals from probation.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 10am-5pm 020 8316 5398. Application form. Interview. Require proof of ID, eg birth certificate, passport, medical registration card. May require additional information if relevant. For a referral form and to find out more information at www.emmaus.org.uk/greenwich

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: long term

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time and 2 part time staff available on-site, 24 hour on call cover. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide advice and support around life skills, employment and training, benefits and budgeting. Offer training in basic first aid and food hygiene, health & safety, PAT testing etc.

Rooms and charges

There is no charge for the accommodation.

  • Single: 34
  • Total spaces: 34


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden, mini gym, computer facilities.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on premises. Drugs testing. Must attend weekly residents' meetings. Monthly health & safety room inspections with tenant present. Smoking allowed in garden and own room. Licence agreement.


Between 6.30pm-10pm Tues-Sat and 1pm-10pm Sun and Mon. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Plumstead train station - 10 minutes walk. Bus 53/291/51.


Would welcome admin support. Email info@emmausgreenwich.org for further information.


Reusable household goods, money. Email info@emmausgreenwich.org or phone 02088543426 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Emmaus - Greenwich 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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