SHP - Dennis Handfield House
93-99 King's Cross Road
020 7833 0386
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people who require a high level of support and whose primary needs relate to drug and alcohol use. Can accept clients with mental health needs, rough sleepers and ex-offenders. Must have a local connection to LB Camden.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
Only accept referrals from other designated referral agents within the Generic Adult Pathway.
Application form and risk assessment completed by referring agency. Require psychiatric, discharge and probation reports, CPA notes and MG16 as appropriate. Proof of ID and income. Interview.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 3 months
- Maximum stay: 18 months
Support and accommodation
9 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (6-8 residents per key worker), with formal and informal meetings. Support plan with agreed targets reviewed at least every 3 months. Staff provide support around life skills, behaviour management, benefits and primary health care needs.
Rooms and charges
- Single: 39
- Total spaces: 39
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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- Disabled facilities: Platform lift.
- Other facilities: Communal area, IT suite, garden, gym, WIFI.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must attend and participate in support planning meetings. Smoking restricted to residents' bedrooms. Licence agreement.
King's Cross tube and train station - 10 minutes walk. Buses 45, 46, 63, 67, 73, 476.
Admin support, peer support, project worker, group work, activities, ETE, catering. Contact SHP Head Office directly 0203 695 6725 Volunteering@shp.org.uk.
Call 0203 695 6725.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for SHP - Dennis Handfield House 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.