Referrals to be made through online portal: http://www.cosgarnehall.org/referrals/. You can also phone or email Monday - Friday 8.30am – 5pm. Please call first if you want to visit. The application form should be completed by referrer and/or prospective beneficiary with help from staff if required. If appropriate, this is followed by a needs and risk assessment at a face to face interview.
Drop in at one of 4 day centres: North London Day Centre (221 Gray's Inn Road, WC1X 8RA); South London Day Centre (City of London Academy, Lynton Road, SE1 5LA); East London Day Centre (The City Academy, Homerton Row, Hackney E9 6EA); West London Day Centre (Kensington Aldridge Academy, 1 Silchester Road, W10 6EX)
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Interview considers applicant's commitment and ability to participate in the programme. If no vacancies, placed on waiting list. Will help with claiming benefits, and getting ID and funding.
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.
Call in, phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, complete a contact form on our website or email a form completed by the applicant (and referral agency if applicable). Interview, needs and risk assessment. Require proof of ID for eligibility for benefits, eg NI card, passport.