St Christopher’s has opened the first phase of a 23-bed 16+ transition service in West London, offering accommodation and support to care leavers and homeless young people moving towards living independently.
The project, near Latimer Road, Kensington, comprises two neighbouring buildings offering a safe, structured and caring home to young people aged 16 and above. The layout enables young people to move easily between high support and medium support accommodation as their needs change.
It will offer emergency, short-term, and long-term support to young people with needs including:
Robin Adlem, St Christopher’s New Business Development Manager, said: “We are delighted to open this new project and are already taking young people through ‘spot purchase’ referrals from local authorities.
“It complements our other spot-purchase 16+ transition service, Knowland House in Lewisham.”
Referrals can be made on 0800 234 6282 or by firstname.lastname@example.org .
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