- Glass Door – Night shelter and day support
- Homeless Link – Up to date information about local services
- Kingdom Compassion – Christian support service based in Earl’s Court
- NOVA – New Opportunities – Employment support
- St Cuthbert’s Day Centre – Drop-in Centre
- St Mungo’s – Nationwide charity
- Streetlytes – Drop-in Service
- The Upper Room – Drop-in service
- 240 Project – Activity centre
Homeless charity that partners with churches to offer shelter and support. Night shelter available during winter and daytime support at various places in West London. Guests can eat lunch, find clothes, take showers and do their laundry. Haircuts and medical advice also available.
T: 020 7351 4948
Local services include:
- Chelsea Methodist Church, 155a King’s Road, SW3 5TX Tel: 020 7352 9305
- St Augustine’s Church, 117 Queensgate Mews, SW7 5LP Tel: 020 7581 1877
National charity for organisations working directly with homeless people in England. Provide up to date information about homeless services in local areas, including accommodation, advice, day centre, health and outreach services.
Christian based service offering advice, counselling and support for people with a range of problems, including homelessness, mental illness, alcohol or drug abuse, prostitution, poverty. Offer services in the Earl’s Court area, as well as others.
A: 29 Rosaville Road, London SW6 7BN
T: 0207 385 5791
NOVA – New Opportunities
A voluntary community organisation in K&C that provides basic skills training and support in finding employment. They run courses in literacy, numeracy, ICT and ESOL, and offer advice and workshops in CV writing, job seeking and interview techniques.
A: 2 Thorpe Close W10 5XL
T: 020 8960 2488
St Cuthbert’s Day Centre
An open door drop-in centre for all marginalised, vulnerable people in Earl’s Court and surrounding areas. Provides a range of activities as well as three-course meals served Monday to Friday to people living on or below the poverty line. Staffed, including those with mental health training. Free use of computers, Wi-Fi, laundry service and showers.
A: The Philbeach Hall, 51 Philbeach Garden, London SW5 9EB
T: 020 7835 1389
Nationwide charity to help people who experience homelessness. Largest provider of outreach services. Services available are dependent on area – check website for details. Informative website.
T: 020 3856 6000
Drop-in service on Mondays between 6pm to 9pm offering a free hot meal, friendship and donated items. It is open access to anyone who is homeless or vulnerably housed, or who can’t afford the pay for both food and housing costs.
A: St Stephen’s Church, 1 Coverdale Road, W12 8JJ
The Upper Room
Support for homeless people, those who are isolated, lonely or marginalised, ex-offenders and those persistently excluded by other services. Free evening meal available Monday-Friday 5.30pm-6.45pm. Informal counselling in English and Polish. Employment support.
A: St Saviour’s Church, Cobbold Road, W12 9LN
T: 020 8740 5688
Activity centre for homeless people recently resettled in the KCW (especially those at risk of losing their tenancies), and for people who are vulnerable or excluded. Offer social activities, weekly workshops in drama, art, music, poetry, cooking. Free lunch Monday-Wednesday. Motivational group. Peer to peer education. Adult literacy.
A: Latymer Christian Centre, 116 Bramley Rd, London W10 6SU
T: 0207 221 7530