Just Homes

Referral address

5 Cooper Street
London
E16 1QU

Referral phone

020 7473 5286

Referral email

info@justhomes.org.uk

Website

http://www.justhomes.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men who are ready for employment. Also have 3 rooms for families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, women with children and women escaping domestic violence. Priority to applicants with a local connection to LB Newham.

Who we cannot help

Men with active alcohol or drug dependency problems.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 59

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from the Probation Service, local authority housing departments, Social Services and churches.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Interview and a chance to look around the hostel, ask questions and see a list of conditions.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 staff and a volunteer. Keywork system with monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide help with filling in forms and applications, money issues, legal problems and developing independent living skills. Can refer residents to other agencies. Regular programme of social and recreational activities.

Rooms and charges

£20pw approx required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 35
  • Total spaces: 35

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, some with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 4pm-10pm, in communal areas only. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Canning Town tube & DLR station - 10 mins walk. Buses 6, 69, 115, 147, 241, 300, 330, 474.

Volunteering

Currently have 5-10 volunteers, helping with café and charity shop. Phone 020 7473 5286 or email info@justhomes.org.uk for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Email christina.baby@firstfruit.org.uk or phone 020 7473 5286 for details.


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