Look Ahead - Crown House

Referral address

c/o LB Brent START Plus Team
7th Floor, Mahatma Gandhi House
34 Wembley Hill Road

Referral phone

020 8937 2573

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with a diagnosed mental health issue, who may also have a substance use issue. Must have a local connection to LB Brent.

Who we cannot help

Applications considered on a case by case basis.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency in LB Brent via START Plus.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write. Application form, completed by agency. Interview. Project visit. Require proof of ID, eg birth certificate, and relevant reports including risk assessment and Probation. Proof of ability to pay rent.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: -
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (3 residents per key worker), weekly meetings. Action plans reviewed quarterly. Staff offer advice and support around independent living skills. Relapse prevention programme, health & wellbeing workshops, ETE workshops.

Rooms and charges

£15.50pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 20
  • Total spaces: 20


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own room only. Clients expected to engage with support. Licence agreement.


Between 8am and 10pm, 2 visitors per client maximum. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Kilburn tube - 5 mins walk. Buses 16, 32, 98, 316.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Look Ahead - Crown House 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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