St Mungo's - Hackney Substance Misuse
82 Downs Park Road
020 8985 3519
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people with a history of substance misuse. Must no longer be using drugs or alcohol, and be willing to engage with drug & alcohol testing. Must have a local connection to LB Hackney.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: 65
How to get a referral
Referrals managed by Hackney Single Homeless and Rough Sleeper Referral Panel, Hackney DAAT and community drug/alcohol services.
Assessment and face to face assessment.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 6 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
Staff available Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, emergency on-call system. Staff provide support on a range of practical and emotional issues on a keywork basis with weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Residents also have access to St Mungo's Broadway's specialist work and learning team, welfare rights worker, money advice and a befriending scheme.
Rooms and charges
£10-£20pw approx required from residents receiving benefits.
- Single: 22
- Flat: 2
- Total spaces: 24
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished. Ensuite facilities in flats.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Most have communal living rooms, gardens.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must participate in support plan. Smoking allowed in own bedroom. Residents tested for drug/alcohol use. Licence agreement.
No restrictions. Can stay overnight with staff permission.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for St Mungo's - Hackney Substance Misuse 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.