People may approach Bench Outreach, the Jericho Road Project or Deptford Reach for referrals. People may also self refer via the 999 Club Gateway (from Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 12:00). self-refer but accessing 999 Club day centre from 0900-1200 Monday to Friday.
After referral is received, interview with 2 staff members. combined needs and risk assessment. Offer of room will be given within 12 -24 hours. If no room available then the applicant will be put on waiting list.
Phone daily 9am-8.30pm - may accept referrals later in emergency. Applicant/agency completes referral form prior to interview. Require proof of ID and background information about history of homelessness, offences, etc. If referring offenders or people with substance misuse issues a referring agency risk assessment may be required.
Eastern Hub referral form to be completed and sent to the SHOT. The prospective residents housing and support needs are assessed during a pre interview. If they meet the criteria they are placed on the waiting list.