Sapphire Independent Housing - Bethany House

Referral address

c/o LB Islington Referrals Co-ordinator
Islington Customer Centre
222 Upper Street
N1 1XR

Referral phone

020 7837 3420

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless women with support needs, including care leavers, and those with substance abuse problems who are on a support programme. Must have a local connection to LB Islington.

Who we cannot help

Women with a history of violence or arson. Those whose support needs cannot be met by the project.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept agency referrals via LB Islington Supporting People Referrals Co-ordinator.

Referral procedure

Application and referral form completed prior to interview. Require proof of ID and risk assessment. Require proof of benefits / income.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 month
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system in operation. Action plans with monthly reviews address move on, benefits, health care, substance misuse, employment and training needs. Can provide additional support around developing basic life skills.

Rooms and charges

£14pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 60
  • Total spaces: 60


  • Furnishings: Rooms Partly furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Computer room, Wi-Fi throughout the building,

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol in communal areas. No smoking allowed except in designated arrears Excluded licence agreement.


Aged over 18, between 4pm-10pm. No overnight visitors. Maximum 2 visitors at a time & only 1 male.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Angel tube, King's Cross tube & train station - 5 mins. Buses 30, 43, 73, 205, 214, 476.


Potential volunteers can either get in touch with Bethany house directly on 02078373420 or the Sapphire head office on 02074858889. All volunteers will require a DBS check.



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