Peter Bedford HA - Islington

Referral address

LB Islington Referrals Co-ordinator
Islington Customer Centre
222 Upper Street
London
N1 1XR

Referral phone

020 7527 3360, 4656 or 8282

Referral email

referrals.co-ordinator@islington.gov.uk

Website

http://www.peterbedford.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single people aged 18+ who are homeless or living in inappropriate or insecure accommodation, and those with mental health issues or learning disabilities. Priority to those with a local connection to LB Islington.

Who we cannot help

People who pose an unacceptable risk to themselves or to others because of violence, fire raising, violent or coercive sexual behaviour or exploitative behaviour.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Islington Supporting People.

Referral procedure

Via Islington Supporting People.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Housing support workers available at off-site offices in Hackney Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, emergency on-call system. Action plans with agreed outcomes. Offer individual support to help tenants succeed in independent living. Assist with budgeting, benefits, training and employment, practical skills, access to other services. Support, training and employment workers help tenants plan for their future. Run various NVQs.

Rooms and charges

£15.31pw (single flat), £29.40pw (shared flat) required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • 73
  • Total spaces: 143

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Large white goods. Shared flats have crockery, cutlery and kettles.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge in most properties, some flats have gardens.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Shorthold tenancy.

Visitors

No restrictions. Can stay overnight by agreement.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Finsbury Park and Drayton Park stations - 10 minutes walk. Buses 4, 19, 236.

Volunteering

Currently have up to 15 volunteers. Phone Arinola Oladejo on 020 7923 9255 for further information.

Donations

Clothes suitable for interviews/starting work, money. Email brian.jones@peterbedford.org.uk or phone 020 7226 6074 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Peter Bedford HA - Islington 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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