St Mungo's - Islington Mental Health

Referral address

c/o LB Islington Referrals Co-ordinator
Islington Customer Centre
222 Upper Street
N1 1XR

Referral phone

020 7527 3360, 4656 or 8282

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with mental health problems who are willing to work towards independence. Priority to those with a local connection to LB Islington.

Who we cannot help

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

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from statutory mental health services and voluntary agencies in LB Islington via LB Islington Referrals Co-ordinator Team.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for an application form, to be completed by prospective resident. Applicants make an informal visit, followed by an interview. Require mental health and risk assessments.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 project staff, sleep-in cover at hostel. Staff visit residents regularly in shared houses. Each resident is allocated a key worker with whom they meet regularly to agree action plans, review progress and discuss any issues of concern. Higher level of support offered to residents in the hostel than in the shared houses. Life skills training course. Access to St Mungo's work and learning projects.

Rooms and charges

£6.68-£11.38pw required from residents receiving benefits. Higher charge in hostel.

  • Single: 33
  • Studio: 7
  • Total spaces: 40


  • Furnishings: Rooms/flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: Four rooms at Court Gardens suitable for wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

May drink alcohol in own room/flat. Can smoke in own room and garden. Licence agreement in hostel, assured shorthold tenancy in shared houses and studio flats.


Should leave by 9.30pm unless prior agreement for later stays. No restriction in shared houses.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

King's Cross or Angel tubes. Buses 17, 30, 43.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for St Mungo's - Islington Mental Health 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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