Thames Reach - Lambeth High Street

Referral address

Vulnerable Adults & Mental Health
Lambeth Council

Referral phone

020 3228 1800

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single people with mental health problems who have a history of homelessness and rough sleeping. Can accept people with dogs. No local connection required. Target 16% women and 16% people from black and minority ethnic groups.

Who we cannot help

Sex offenders.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals come via the Vulnerable Adults and Mental Health Pathway.

Referral procedure

The Vulnerable Adults and Mental Health Pathway act as gatekeepers and assess all potential referrals to see if they are appropriate. If accepted, are invited to visit project.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 staff, 24 hour sleep-in cover. Keywork system (3 residents per key worker), with regular meetings. Regular risk and needs assessments. Support plans, regularly reviewed. Level of support is appropriate to individual needs.

Rooms and charges

£11.89-£14.20pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 8
  • Flat: 16
  • Total spaces: 24


  • Furnishings: Rooms and flats fully furnished. Single rooms have ensuite WC.
  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: Can accommodate 2 people using wheelchairs.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, activities/art/computer room, keywork room, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Alcohol not allowed in communal areas. Smoking allowed in own rooms/flats or garden. Licence agreement in hostel, assured shorthold tenancy in flats.


Should leave by 10pm unless arranged in advance with staff.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

North Lambeth, Vauxhall tubes - 10 minutes walk. Buses 3, 159, 344.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Thames Reach - Lambeth High Street 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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