Look Ahead - Joe Richards House

Referral address

100 Queen's Road
London
SE15 2QT

Referral phone

020 7639 8008

Referral email

joerichardsoperational@lookahead.org.uk

Website

http://www.lookahead.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with a connection to Southwark who are homeless and who may have extensive additional needs - alcohol/drug addiction, mental health, or physical health needs. Can accept referrals who are couples but they will be taken on individual merit and be treated individually and have their own separate accommodation.

Who we cannot help

Applications considered on a case by case basis, with risk assessments if necessary.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals via LB Southwark Reablement Team (Bournemouth Road) and Southwark SPOT (St Mungos) only.

Referral procedure

Potential customers will be invited for an assessment meeting.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 day staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with meetings every 2-4 weeks.

Rooms and charges

£21.58pw (single), £6.86pw (studio) required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 12
  • Studio: 30
  • Total spaces: 42

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms/studios fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: One studio fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Other facilities: 2 lounges, 4 computers, dining room, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol or smoking allowed in communal areas. Residents are expected to attend keywork sessions and house meetings. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 9.30am-9.30pm. 2 overnight guests allowed with staff permission.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Queen's Road train station - 2 mins walk. Buses 36, 136, 171, 177, 436, P13.

Volunteering

Currently have 2 volunteers, help with CV writing sessions, budget plans, art classes. Phone 020 7639 8008 for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 020 7639 8008 for details.


Is this page accurate?

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