Unit 2a, Leroy House
436 Essex Road
020 7359 6242
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young lesbians, gay men, bi-sexual and transgender people aged 16-25 in housing need, with medium support needs. Priority to applicants with a local connection to LBs Hackney, Haringey, Islington or Newham. There is a specialist Domestic Abuse IDVA service for LGBT survivors called Roar.
Who we cannot help
People with a history of arson and/or violence. Those unable to cope without 24 hour staff support.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Most referrals via Pan London although extra points are awarded to those from Hackney, Haringey, Islington and Newham.Referrals to Roar can be made in person or via an agency.
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: 1 year
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
4 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
£10pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- 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.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must take part in support planning process. Smoking allowed in own room. Assured shorthold tenancy.
Overnight guests allowed up to 3 nights a week.
Office: Highbury & Islington tube and train station - 5 mins. Buses 30, 38, 73, 277, 317.
Currently have 2 volunteers. Volunteer programme with roles in admin, advice, support and promotional events. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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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.