Porchlight - Kent Homeless Connect

Referral address

74-76 Whitstable Road
18-19 Watling Street

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

‘Vulnerable homeless adults aged 18 and over, with complex support needs, eg, mental health, substance misuse, trauma, who are also rough sleeping, homeless, at risk of homelessness or impacted by homelessness.’ - This a service being delivered in Kent for people living in Kent.

Who we cannot help

The responsibility for those individuals on current licenses and under statutory requirements, where their primary need is around offending, is that of the NPS, the CRC or their commissioned services.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All agencies and self referrals accepted

Referral procedure

Call our helpline on 0800 567 7699 or visit our website to refer https://www.porchlight.org.uk/commissioners-and-professionals/our-services/housing-and-homelessness-services

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

We offer a network of specialist services that prevents people from losing their homes. If people have already become homeless we help them to access and maintain accommodation. We use an integrated approach to help people who need additional support to avoid or recover from homelessness. We help people to be healthy, find a stable home, or manage their tenancy or their finances so that they can move away from homelessness for good.

Rooms and charges

  • Self Contained 7
  • Shared Flat 2
  • Shared Flat 1
  • Total spaces: 10


  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: No adaptions currently at this project.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Canterbury West Train station roughly half a mile away.



Is this page accurate?

If you work for Porchlight - Kent Homeless Connect 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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