Look Ahead - Edward Alsop Court

Referral address

18 Great Peter Street

Referral phone

0207 222 8953

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Homeless older men with a range of support needs including: health, mobility, alcohol, mental health and care needs who require on site support to stabilise, engage with treatment services then move on via our housing pathway.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders. Those with a history of violence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 35
  • Maximum age accepted: 70

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Westminster Outreach Services Probation Service and Westminster Housing Options.

Referral procedure

All referrals must be completed on the Westminster BBS referral form and emailed - essential that referrals can provide proof of ID and entitlement to benefits.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Maximum stay: 6 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

15 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system and individual support plans. Look ahead provide housing related and recovery support within a Psychologocally Informed Envrironment - CGL, Turning Point, Groundswell, EASL and Crisis Skylight provide in reach services.

Rooms and charges

£27.70pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single 79
  • Total spaces: 79


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins or ensuite facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 bedsits and adapted bathroom in the emergency unit are wheelchair accessible with grab rails, low level furniture and emergency pull cords.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in courtyard. Compulsory keywork sessions. Licence agreement.


9am-10pm in communal areas on ground floor only or in flats. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

St James's Park tube - 5 mins. Buses 11, 24, 211 (Victoria Street), 507 (Greycoat Place).


Currently have 4 volunteers. Phone 020 7 222 8953 for further information.


Please phone 020 7233 0296 regarding potential donations.

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