- Children and Young People, Destitution Services
- Drop in?
Greater London House,
547-551 High Road,
- 020 8539 0427
Open to South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women aged 16-30 with low support needs and who are in housing need. Includes one 4-bed scheme for women at risk due to forced marriages. Cannot accept women with children, those requiring 24 hour care and supervision or those with a history of or current dependency on drugs or alcohol. 2 staff on site Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm. Keywork system, weekly meetings. Care plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Provide short term/crisis counselling, advice on benefits, health care, education, employment, applications for rehousing and accessing legal advice. Fortnightly workshops covering sexuality, domestic violence etc. £6.75-£7.50pw required from residents receiving benefits. Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Ashiana Network also offer a youth project to to young people aged 13-19 who are disadvantaged or at risk of social exclusion. See website for more details.