5 Cooper Street
020 7473 5286
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
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from the Probation Service, local authority housing departments, Social Services and churches.
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
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
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, some with washbasins.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Lounge, pool table, IT suite, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Licence agreement.
Between 4pm-10pm, in communal areas only. No overnight guests.
Canning Town tube & DLR station - 10 mins walk. Buses 6, 69, 115, 147, 241, 300, 330, 474.
Currently have 5-10 volunteers, helping with cafÃ© and charity shop. Phone 020 7473 5286 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Food, clothes, household goods, money. Email email@example.com or phone 020 7473 5286 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Just Homes 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.