day centres and hostels
If you want to stay in this project you cannot apply directly yourself. Look in How to get in below for more information.
Central and Cecil - Northcott House
259 Waterloo Road
020 7593 0570
020 7928 5880
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Young vulnerable women aged 16-21 with low to medium support needs. Must have a local connection to LB Southwark.
Will not accept
Women with current alcohol or drug problems without support agencies involvement. Women with a history of violence or arson. Women who are pregnant.
How to get in ^ back to top
Most vacancies are held for LB Southwark RARS (020 7525 4121), if they are unable to fill a vacancy it is made available to other agencies in Southwark.
Phone project 8am-9pm daily or RARS Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Interview. If accepted, move in on a Monday. Require proof of identity and benefits details.
Operate waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
8 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with monthly meetings. Keyworkers and life skills officer assess residents' support needs within the first month of stay. Counselling available. Residents have access to life skills officer and personal development co-ordinator.
Mental health and drug and alcohol team visit as required.
Access to move-on
Provide resettlement support and advice to residents. Have 10 local authority nominations. Offer follow-up support for 6 months.
Accommodation ^ back to top
£10.45pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
|Furnishings||Rooms fully furnished, with ensuite shower and toilet.|
|Other facilities||2 lounges, IT facilities.|
|Food||Cold breakfast provided, otherwise self catering.|
|Disabled facilities||One wheelchair accessible room.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
Must attend keywork meetings for support planning and residents' meetings. Smoking allowed in garden only. Assured shorthold tenancy. Licence agreement for under 18 year olds.
Own key, no access restrictions.
Between 9.30am and 11.30pm. Overnight guests 3 nights a week. No overnight guests on Sunday.
Compulsory residents' forum meets monthly for feedback to management, planning social activities and mutual support. Representative attends forum at group level.
Further information ^ back to top
Central and Cecil Incorporating Cara Irish HA.
Waterloo, Lambeth North and Elephant & Castle tubes - 10 mins walk. Buses 68, 168, 176.