St Mungo's - Birkenhead Street

Referral address

2-5 Birkenhead Street
London
WC1H 8BA

Referral phone

020 7841 7140

Referral email

birkenhead@mungos.org

Website

http://www.mungos.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people, including those who have been sleeping rough and who have additional support needs. Can accept those with mental health problems, drug and/or alcohol problems, and a history of offending. 95% of applicants must have a local connection to LB Camden. Various bed stages:Assessment stage, Specialist, Engaging support and Move on. We do accept dogs.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Camden Hostels Pathway agencies e.g. Routes Off the Streets and Camden Housing Options.

Referral procedure

Brief interview. If meet criteria and there is a vacancy can move in immediately.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

15 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Each resident has a key worker with whom they meet regularly for support around life skills, budgeting and benefits. Action plans reviewed quarterly. Help with accessing employment, training and education.

Rooms and charges

£17.36 pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 31
  • Total spaces: 31

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins, some en-suite.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed in communal areas. Smoking allowed in own room. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 10am-8.30pm. Overnight guests allowed – 24 hours’ notice required. All visitors to provide Identification.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

KingsCross Station. Buses- 17, 30,46,59, 91, 73, 214, 390

Volunteering

St Mungo’s has a volunteering team.

Donations

Food, Money. Phone 020 7841 7140 for details.


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