Western Lodge

Referral address

85 Trinity Road
Tooting
London
SW17 7SQ

Referral phone

020 8696 1564

Referral email

info@westernlodge.org.uk

Website

http://www.westernlodge.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men aged over 30 with medium support needs. Priority to those with a local connection to LB Wandsworth.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders, men with a history of violence and drug users.

  • Minimum age accepted: 30
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Can accept referrals direct from prison.

Referral procedure

Phone daily 8am-10pm. Application form completed by Western Lodge staff at interview.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff, available 8am-11pm, sleep-in cover. Keywork system (6-8 residents per key worker), fortnightly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 4-6 months. Staff provide support around benefits, life skills training, including budgeting, hygiene issues and support networks. Staff make referrals to external agencies as required.

Rooms and charges

£13pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 10
  • Total spaces: 10

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: 2 summer houses, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Drug testing policy. Must attend house meetings. Smoking allowed in garden. Licence agreement.

Visitors

10am-10pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Tooting Bec tube - 3 minutes walk.

Donations

Food, clothes, money. Phone project for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Western Lodge 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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