Referrals are made in person at the Haven Support Centre: Monday - Friday 8.30am-3.30pm. They will assess and refer appropriate applicants to shelter if eligible and space available. Local connection to the Watford, Three Rivers or Hertsmere area.
Applicants are either found rough sleeping via Outreach Services or can contact Bedford housing options to arrange an assessment of their housing needs 01234 718058 or speak to the Nighshelter 01234 266085 who can signpost to our Outreach worker. Clients can come to the door if they need food, blankets and referrals can be made for them. In winter we are part of the Severe Weather provision, clients can come to the door but then have to be assessed by housing.
Phone Housing Options on 020 7361 3008 daily 9am-5pm or write. Application form completed by applicant and referral agency. Interview. May require additional information if applicant has complex needs. Single Homeless Team who is the gatekeeper to this service. The referrers come self referral, housing options, outreach team, Community Mental Health Team, Probation Service, etc.
Vacancies first offered to LB Southwark Housing Options - phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm - and then to other agencies only if it is unable to fill vacancy. Referral form, interview and assessment. Require proof of ID and income/eligibility for benefits.