Look Ahead - Cromwell Road

Referral address

c/o RB K&C Housing Options Team
Room G29, The Town Hall
Hornton Street
London
W8 7NX

Referral phone

020 7361 3008

Referral email

housing@rbkc.gov.uk

Website

http://www.lookahead.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men, particularly rough sleepers with support needs, including those with alcohol, drugs and mental health issues. Can accept people with dogs. Priority to those with a connection to RB Kensington & Chelsea.

Who we cannot help

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

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Social Inclusion Team, RB Kensington & Chelsea, 74-76 Pembroke Road, London W8 6NX, tel 020 7361 821

Referral procedure

Phone Housing Options on 020 7361 3008 daily 9am-5pm or write. Application form completed by applicant and referral agency. Interview. May require additional information if applicant has complex needs. Single Homeless Team who is the gatekeeper to this service. The referrers come self referral, housing options, outreach team, Community Mental Health Team, Probation Service, etc.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 7 nights
  • Maximum stay: 24 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

13 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory one to one keywork system with at least monthly meetings. Action plan with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 3 months. Support provided around health, life skills, employment and training, meaningful occupation and benefits. Daily activities.

Rooms and charges

Catered £32.97 and self catering £13.07 pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 54
  • Total spaces: 54

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 rooms are fully wheelchair accessible. Building has a ramp to the entrance and grab rails.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, laundry, activities room, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Compulsory keywork system. Alcohol allowed in resident's room only. Smoking allowed in designated bedrooms and garden. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 10.00am-7pm at staff discretion. Visitors allowed in resident's room only. Visitors must have ID with them for entry into the service.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Earl's Court tube - 5 minutes walk. Buses 74, 31, C1.

Volunteering

Currently 2 volunteers. See ww.mungos.org/how_you_can_help/volunteers/volunteer _roles, phone 020 7989902 7965 or email VolunteersServices@mungos.org for further information.

Donations

Gifts in kind, money. Phone Donor Relations team on 020 8600 3000 or email DonorRelations@mungos.org for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Look Ahead - Cromwell Road 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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