Woking Borough Council
Civic OfficesGloucester SquareWokingSurreyGU21 6YL
Telephone: 01483 755855
Crawley Open House has 24 beds and can accommodate men, women, couples and pets. It operates on a short stay basis of around 6 weeks although this can vary according to circumstance. Clients can access this service directly and beds are allocated on a first come first served basis. Clients must be eligible for housing benefit as this will pay the bulk of the rent, residents make a contribution of £2.50 per night if under 25 and £3.50 per night if over 25. This includes three meals a day and access to a medical centre and day centre. Crawley Open House also offers advice, advocacy and support on a comprehensive range of issues.
Cyrenian House has 16 single furnished rooms and offers self catering, supported accommodation for up to two years to homeless men aged 18-65. Entry to service is via referral from Guildford Borough Council only. The office is open for enquiries between 7am - 10pm.
LeatherHead Start provides accommodation for both men and women. Clients can be referred using the above number, but priority will be given to those with a connection with Mole Valley. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mulberry House provides beds for up to 15 women aged 18 - 35 years. The accommodation has shared facilities and self-catering. Referral by any Surrey borough or district council or by self-referral, but must have a Surrey connection. Telephone enquiries between 8am - 11pm. Low to medium support.
The No.5 Project is an emergency accommodation night shelter with beds available for 14 men and 2 women. All bed availability before 6.30pm is through the Guildford HOST service on 01483 302495. After 6.30pm, call No5 Project on 01483 303646. You must call first and we strongly discourage people turning up on the door. Residents must be 18 years old or over and eligible for Housing Benefit. Residents are also required to make a contribution of approximately £7.00 per week. This includes breakfast and an evening meal, hot and cold drinks, access to communal facilities, and assistance with securing long-term accommodation. Admission is by direct access only, clients must present themselves in person at the No.5 Project and bed allocation is on a first come, first served basis.
Pound House provides supported housing for young people aged 16-21 years, who are homeless or in imminent danger of being so. Young people must be willing to accept the support offered. There is an 11:30pm curfew each night. A personal contribution of £8.20 plus Housing Benefits per week is required. Access by referral only.
Provides accommodation for young people aged 16 - 25. Accepts Housing Benefit, with clients contributing £20 per week. There is a waiting list which varies according to demand. Self-refer or referred by another agency.
The Crescent provides supported housing for 14 people aged 18-30 years. Training in areas such as literacy, IT and life skills can be provided for residents aged 18-25 through the Life Skills Programme run by Surrey Care Trust with which Transform Housing and Support works in partnership. Referrals to the Crescent can be made by Surrey Social Services Teams, Leaving Care Teams, Youth Offending Teams, Borough Councils or clients can self refer. For more information, visit www.scdt.org.uk
A day-time drop-in centre for the homeless, unemployed and socially isolated. Open Monday to Thursday 10am - 4pm. Offers support, advice and training on a range of issues. Lunch, snacks and hot drinks are available as is a clothing and furniture store.
A direct access hostel for single homeless people offering 11 beds for both men and women aged 18 and over. An evening meal and a light breakfast is also offered. Open daily from 7am to 9am and 6pm to 10pm. Housing Benefits is accepted, plus a £2 per night charge which must be paid in advance. Maximum length of stay is 21 days. A day centre is open Monday to Thursday from 9am to 3pm. No alcohol or drugs are allowed on the premises.
Vaughan House offers accommodation for 18-65 year olds and has 47 beds provided on a short-term basis. Access is by referral. Housing Benefit is accepted and a personal contribution is also required. Includes all utilities. Open to visitors from 9am to 11pm. No alcohol or drugs are allowed on the premises.
The YMCA has 118 beds available to men or women aged between 18 - 30. Referral is mainly through Guildford Borough Council and room rates vary depending on circumstance. The YMCA is open for telephone enquiries between 8am - 7pm.
Your Sanctuary provides emergency support for women and men fleeing domestic violence. Whilst they can offer phone and outreach support to men as well, their refuge only accommodate women. They have a limited number of beds available, and there is a cost of £14.50 per week if the resident is in receipt of full Housing Benefit.