Nightstop London

Referral address

291-299 Borough High Street
London
SE1 1JG

Referral phone

07767 882881

Referral email

nightstop.london@depauluk.org

Website

http://www.depauluk.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-25 with low support needs, who are homeless in London. Must have a local connection.

Who we cannot help

People who are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, and those showing violent behaviour at the time of referral. Those with a history of arson. People with high support needs.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals from anyone working with young people in any London borough, including colleges and other non-homelessness agencies.

Referral procedure

Phone 10am-4pm Mon?Fri. The young person must be available at the time of the referral. An initial phone call is required to ensure availability and discuss suitability then a referral form including a risk assessment will need to be completed.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 6 weeks

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Volunteers work on a rota basis providing 1 night up to 6 weeks' accommodation in their home. Volunteers offer no formal support, keyworking or action planning. Paid staff process referrals and are available ?on-call? throughout all placements.

Rooms and charges

Emergency access is free however housing benefits should cover the rent for the longer term accommodation.

  • Total spaces: 10

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Depends on host's home.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must agree to return to agency next day to discuss long term options. House rules depend on volunteer host. No formal agreement.

Visitors

Not usually allowed. No overnight guests allowed.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Referral agencies encouraged to provide transport to the host's home.

Volunteering

Currently 53 volunteer hosts. Email isobel.foulsham@depaul.org or phone 020 7939 1240 for further information.

Donations

Toiletries. Phone 020 7939 1220 for details.


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