Unit 2a, Leroy House
436 Essex Road
020 7359 6242
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
For LGBT+ people only. Those in London with housing need, with low / medium support needs. We provide mental health advocacy for 16-25’s. We provide DV mental health advocacy for all ages. We provide housing advice for those fleeing DV across the country. We have a range of advice services see website for further info. LGBT+ specific supported housing for 16-25’s for young people (under 25) with a connection to Hackney, Haringey, Islington or Newham. We co-deliver supported housing to a further 12 people in partnership with St Mungos, 6 in a trans/non-binary specific house and a further 3 male 3 female (cisgender or transgender) based in Newham but local connection is not required.
Who we cannot help
Non-LGBT people. Supported Housing: People with a history of arson and/or violence. Those unable to cope without 24 hour staff support. Advice/advocacy: Assessed on a case by case basis.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 99
How to get a referral
Phone office Mon-Fri 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm or the advice line - 020 7359 5767. Brief assessment of suitability by phone. Application form completed by applicant and/or referral agency. Assessment interview.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 6 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
5 staff, available on site at 4 houses, staff visit other houses regularly. Keyworking and support planning, reviews quarterly. Support on budgeting, accessing other agencies, health, safety, mediation, tenancy sustainment, search for accommodation and preparation for move-on. Make referrals to external agencies as appropriate.
Rooms and charges
Varying depending on scheme: approximately £10-£15pw required from residents.
- Single: 41
- Total spaces: 41
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, some with washbasins.
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- Disabled facilities: Can accommodate 2 residents using wheelchairs. 2 flats have a loop system and visual door bells for those who are hearing impaired.
- Other facilities: Lounge, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Overnight guests allowed up to 3 nights a week.
Office: Highbury & Islington tube and train station - 15 mins. Buses 21, 30, 38, 56, 73, 141, 476.
Volunteer programme with roles in admin, advice, support and promotional events. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Vouchers, money, others (depending on donation/current needs). Email email@example.com for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Stonewall Housing 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.