Marsha Phoenix Memorial Trust
c/o LB Lewisham SHIP Team
Lawrence House, Brownhill Road
020 8314 3020, 020 8314 3898
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless women aged 16-25. Priority to those with a Lewisham connection.
Who we cannot help
Women with a history of arson, violence or sexual offences. Women with drug or alcohol problems. Those with high mental health support needs.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Referrals only by LB Lewisham's SHIP Team.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm to check vacancies. Application form completed by referral agency and prospective resident. Interview. Require social reports and written report from referral agency.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1 night
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
6 full time, 7 part time staff, 24 hour cover. key worker system with monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Provide advice on benefits, housing, education and training. Staff run classes in computer skills, English and art. In-house counselling service.
Rooms and charges
£10pw approx required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 27
- Total spaces: 27
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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- Disabled facilities: 1 downstairs room available for people with limited mobility, not fully adapted.
- Other facilities: Lounge, games room, computer room, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Must attend residents' meetings. Licence agreement.
In communal areas 4pm-9.45pm weekdays, 12 noon-9.45pm weekends. No overnight guests.
Lewisham, Brockley, St Johns train stations - 10 mins walk. Buses 21, 36, 122, 171, 484.
Currently have 2-3 volunteers, help with running educational courses, front office admin. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 020 8691 5911 for further information.
Food, clothes, bedding, household goods, IT equipment, TVs. Email email@example.com or phone 020 8691 5911 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Marsha Phoenix Memorial Trust 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.