Look Ahead - Pound Lane

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 men with medium to high support needs. Must have a local connection to LB Brent. Target 50% people from black and minority ethnic groups, 5% people with disabilities.

Who we cannot help

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

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals via LB Brent START Plus.

Referral procedure

Referral form completed by START Plus. Interview. If accepted, may be able to move in same day.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

10 support staff, 24 hour waking cover. Weekly keywork sessions. Staff provide support with employment and training, welfare benefits, referral to drug and alcohol treatment groups

Rooms and charges

£10.30-£27.50pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 71
  • Studio: 14
  • Total spaces: 85


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 rooms accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, IT suite, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol or smoking allowed in communal areas. Licence agreement.


Between 9.30am-9.30pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Dollis Hill tube - 10 minutes walk. Buses 52, 98, 260.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Look Ahead - Pound Lane 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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