Bench Outreach has teamed up with other organisations to research the effectiveness of the Housing First approach. To download, just click on the title.

Bench Housing First: Lessons from the delivery of  Housing First in south-east London - Becky Rice


University of York: Housing First in England Report

University of York: Housing First in England Report. Executive Summary

Housing First in England: Case Studies

Housing First in England: The Principles

Housing First or Housing Led



Lewisham Services Directory 2020

An easy-to-use booklet with contact details of organisations in Lewisham helping with housing, homelessness, physical and mental health, benefits, drug and alcohol use and debt.

999 Club - day center for people rough sleeping or homeless in Lewisham

Bromley and Lewisham Mind - mental health support

CGL - community drug and alcohol service

Deptford Reach - drop-in day care for vulnerable people in Deptford

Evelyn 190 Center - advice about debt, employment, housing and welfare benefits

Lewisham Housing Options - housing services for families

Lewisham SHIP - homelessness interventions for single people


Alcoholics Anonymous - support groups for people with alcohol problems

Crisis - homelessness advice

Narcotics Anonymous - support groups for people with drug problems (opiods)

Shelter - housing and homeless advice 

Spitalfields Crypt Trust - services for homeless people in East London

St. Mungo’s - homeless services across London

Streetlink - outreach service for people who are rough sleeping


Rough Sleeping

Are you rough sleeping or concerned about a rough sleeper?

Ring Street Link on 0300 500 0914 or visit http://www.streetlink.org.uk/

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