Equinox - Brook Drive

Referral address

124 Brook Drive
London
SE11 4TQ

Referral phone

020 7820 9924

Referral email

admin.brookdrive@equinoxcare.org.uk

Website

http://www.equinoxcare.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

People with drug and alcohol related problems who need detoxification, including those who are homeless. Can accept people with both substance and mental health problems. No local connection required. Accept people with pets.

Who we cannot help

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

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Social Services departments, GPs and 2/3 Tier drug and alcohol services. Homeless people are referred through street outreach teams.

Referral procedure

Phone to request referral forms which can be emailed to referring agency to complete or download from our website or faxed over if needed.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 10 days
  • Maximum stay: 1 month

Support and accommodation

Support offered

25 staff, 24 hour cover. 10 day detox and 21 day assessment programme. Includes medical detox from alcohol and other drugs, group work, one to one keywork support, care plan with agreed outcomes reviewed weekly. Group work includes relapse prevention, effects of drugs and alcohol, anger and stress management, problem solving and move-on. Referrals to rehab, day programmes and accommodation.

Rooms and charges

There is no charge for the accommodation.

  • Single: 26
  • Total spaces: 26

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: Unit fully accessible with adapted bathrooms and lift available to those with mobility problems.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, women only lounge, IT facilities, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Compulsory residents' meetings and group programme. No alcohol or drugs or anyone under the influence allowed in the Centre. Smoking is allowed in own bedroom and in the car park. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Supervised children under 16 only by prior arrangement. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Elephant & Castle, Kennington tubes - 15 minutes walk. Buses 40, 53, 68, 171, 176, 188.

Volunteering

Currently have 6 volunteers. Volunteers must have been 'clean' for at least a year. Phone project for further information.

Donations

Clothes, money. Phone project for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Equinox - Brook Drive 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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