Riverside Care and Support - King George's Hostel

Referral address

75 Great Peter Street
London
SW1P 2BN

Referral phone

020 7222 3288

Referral email

Website

http://www.riverside.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men with a history of sleeping rough in Westminster. Particularly target continuing drug users. Accept men with dogs.

Who we cannot help

Those with no history of sleeping rough in the City of Westminster. Do not accept those who come for interview under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

General bed and substance misuse unit referrals through Westminster commissioned street teams. Mental health unit referrals through Westminster community mental health teams and JHT.

Referral procedure

Interview. Can interview at day centres etc. Vacancies allocated to referral agencies on rota basis and to most vulnerable applicant.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

16 staff, 24 hour waking cover, minimum of 2 staff on duty. Staff offer intensive housing management and individual support. 14 staff are responsible for keywork, average of 6 residents per keyworker. Hostel has close working relationships with a range of local statutory and voluntary agencies. Life skills training programme. Mental health crisis beds and substance misuse unit have higher support.

Rooms and charges

£9.31pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 68
  • Total spaces: 68

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed in communal areas. Smoking in own rooms only. Clients with drug support needs must complete 6 week programme. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Not allowed.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Victoria tube - 10 mins walk. St James Park tube - 5 mins walk. Buses 24, 36, 73.

Donations

Phone 020 7222 3288 to discuss potential donations.


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