Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 8am-6pm. Application form to be completed by applicant (with support of referring agency). Initial interview. Require proof of identification, for example, passport, benefits letter. Applicant must be eligible for housing benefit.
Email to check vacancies. Referral form available by email. Interview where possible or referring agencies can share full assessment. Our main referrers are Acton Homeless Concern, St Mungo’s and Ealing Soup Kitchen. We do not take self-referrals.
Referrals are only taken from partner referral agencies in Tower Hamlets: Whitechapel Mission, Health E1, Crisis Skylight, Providence Row, Praxis, Spitalfields Crypt Trust, Tower Hamlets Community Intervention Scheme, No First Night Out. Those needing shelter must first register at one of these agencies. The agency will then call our referral line to make a referral if appropriate.
Access to Kickstart accommodation is through the Southend Access Gateway referral panel (0845 6027895) - multi-agency panel reviews the needs and aspirations of all potential applicants and matches potential residents to supported housing The Access Gateway Referral Panel uses the following criteria to determine whether an applicant is eligible to be considered for housing: Local Connection (i.e. Lived 3 years in the past 5, or parents, siblings, adult children resident in Southend 5yrs.
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.