St Mungo's - Birkenhead Street
2-5 Birkenhead Street
020 7841 7140
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
Only accept referrals from Camden Hostels Pathway agencies e.g. Routes Off the Streets and Camden Housing Options.
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
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
- 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.
Between 10am-8.30pm. Overnight guests allowed – 24 hours’ notice required. All visitors to provide Identification.
KingsCross Station. Buses- 17, 30,46,59, 91, 73, 214, 390
St Mungo’s has a volunteering team.
Food, Money. Phone 020 7841 7140 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for St Mungo's - Birkenhead Street 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.