St Mungo's - Hither Green

Referral address

1 Arlington Close
off Ennersdale Road
Hither Green
SE13 6JQ

Referral phone

020 8297 5930

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with medium to high support needs, including those with mental health issues, alcohol and/or drug dependencies. Priority to rough sleepers. Can accept people with dogs. Must have a local connection.

Who we cannot help

Applicants individually assessed but generally cannot accept people with a recent history of arson, violence and sexual offences.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 64

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Hither Green is part of the Lewisham Move-On Pathway, which can be accessed via LB Lewisham SHIP Team (020 8314 3020), email:

Referral procedure

Other agencies and self referrals can contact SHIP for a PUARF (Pathways Universal Assessment and Referral Form). Interview. Require risk assessment and relevant reports.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 weeks
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

17 full time and 1 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. key workers provide advice and support around benefits, life skills, employment and training, move-on, substance misuse and mental health. Literacy tutor available twice weekly.

Rooms and charges

£34.45pw required from residents in receipt of benefits (main hostel). £14.30pw in small cluster building.

  • Single: 40
  • Total spaces: 62


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with ensuite facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: Ground floor rooms provide facilities for those with slight mobility difficulties. No wheelchair provision.
  • Other facilities: Activities room, dining room, IT suite, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Residents expected to engage in keywork sessions and support. Smoking allowed in bedrooms and garden. Licence agreement.


Between 9am-11pm. Overnight guests max 3 nights per week with staff permission, booked in advance.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Hither Green train station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 181, 225.


volunteering opportunities in support work, catering, admin and reception duties, client involvement, fundraising, activities. Email for further information.


Food, clothes, toiletries, furniture for move-on and money. Phone 020 8297 5930 or email for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for St Mungo's - Hither Green 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. 

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