St Mungo's - North London Women's Hostel

Referral address

Confidential address

Referral phone

020 7249 5294

Referral email

churchwalk@mungos.org

Website

http://www.mungos.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Vulnerable single homeless women with support needs, including physical or mental health problems, drug or alcohol issues or domestic violence. Priority given to women with a Hackney connection. Can accept up to 3 women with pets.

Who we cannot help

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

  • Minimum age accepted: 17
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via the Greenhouse Hackney homeless patients surgery.

Referral procedure

Phone 24 hours to check vacancies. Agency and applicant complete form. If meets criteria, interview. Can move in immediately if accepted.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

10 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Residents complete assessment forms with staff and draw up individual action plans, including agreed outcomes. Keywork system (approx 5 residents per key worker) with monthly meetings. Keywork sessions cover training and employment options, future accommodation and any other issues of concern. Access to female counsellor and a range of external support agencies.

Rooms and charges

£12.12pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 31
  • Total spaces: 31

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 adapted WCs on ground floor for residents with mobility problems, but the building is not fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Other facilities: Basement room - training, holistic therapies, exercise class.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

May drink alcohol in own rooms, but not in communal areas. Smoking restricted to bedrooms and garden. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Women and children under 16 only, male family with photo ID, between 10am-10pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Volunteering

Currently have 7 volunteers. Email volunteerservices@mungosbroadway.org.uk for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Email fundraisingcommunication@mungosbroadway.org.uk for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for St Mungo's - North London Women's Hostel 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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