Look Ahead - Hopkinson House

Referral address

Hopkinson House
88 Vauxhall Bridge Road
Greater London

Referral phone

020 7834 0674

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people or couples aged over 25 with histories of rough sleeping and complex needs who have a City of Westminster connection of 6 months or more, including those with support needs around substance use as well as mental and physical health care. Must be CHAIN verified.

Who we cannot help

Any outside target group. Those currently using class A or B drugs.

  • Minimum age accepted: 25
  • Maximum age accepted: 99

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from agencies that are part of Westminster Building Based Services.

Referral procedure

All referrals must be through the Westminster Assessment and Referral Form.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1-3 Months
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

14 staff, 24 hour cover. Keywork and support system (5 residents per key worker). Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least every three months. Physical health support, access to detox via treatment services and support around harm reduction. Advice and support around independent living skills. More intense support in flats to prepare residents for living independently. Turning Point - weekly visits from drug and alcohol worker to offer support around addiction and access to detox/rehab.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 32
  • Flat: 4
  • Total spaces: 36


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  • Disabled facilities: Lift. 3 rooms with emergency cords. 1 room with wheelchair accessible toilet and shower.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Pimlico tube - 5 minutes walk, Victoria tube - 10 minutes walk. Buses 2, 36, 185, 436.


Phone 020 7834 0674 for information on volunteering opportunities.


Email seamusmanley@lookahead.org.uk or phone 020 7834 0674 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Look Ahead - Hopkinson 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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