Are you struggling to find shelter or know someone who is?

Find out here where you can go for support when you are experiencing homelessness or if you know someone who is.
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Listed below are homelessness services in the Greenwich area:

Homeless and Asylum-seekers Health Visiting Service

Homeless and Asylum-Seekers Health Visiting Service is a service for homeless families and asylum seekers with children aged 0-19. It is a health visiting service that provides an assessment for health needs, short-term interventions, and mainstream health services. 

Contact Homeless and Asylum-Seekers Health Visiting Service

020 8301 8923 or 020 8301 8962


Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network (LRMN)

LRMN helps people resolve issues around immigration, housing and welfare benefits. Our services are open to people facing destitution, homelessness and have no access to public safety nets. For referrals, please click below.

020 8694 0323.


Alone in London

Alone in London is an organization that works with people aged 16-25 who are at risk of homelessness. Their mission is to enable people to make informed choices about their life and supporting people and their families to respond to crisis situations in their life. They offer the following services:

  • Housing advice
  • Family mediation
  • Mind Connect (counseling)
  • Early intervention in schools and colleges

Contact their Housing Advice Team

0207 278 4224


Housing Resettlement Services

Housing Resettlement Services works in Greenwich to provide housing support for people who are vulnerable. They make sure you get the help you need by providing an assessment for you and then providing you with the following types of support:

  • advising and assisting with different housing options
  • managing money, claiming benefits and sorting out debts, including rent arrears and council tax debt 
  • registering with a doctor, or getting help from other services
  • putting people in touch with education, training or work opportunities
  • putting people in touch with cultural and community groups.

Contact Housing Inclusion Services 

020 8921 2863

Or visit Royal Borough of Greenwich Housing Support 


Sanctuary Scheme

Sanctuary Scheme was developed by Royal Greenwich Housing for victims and survivors of domestic violence and abuse. Sanctuary Scheme works to keep victims in their home in order to maintain their established emotional/social networks and avoid homelessness. Sanctuary Scheme provides security upgrades to properties, which can include the installation of new doors,  safe rooms if necessary, and other security equipment.

Contact Greenwich DVA Services

020 8317 8273


Housing Options

The Housing Options service provided by the Royal Borough of Greenwich provides those 18 years or older facing homelessness with advice and assistance. Caseworkers will discuss your circumstances and explore the different options that are available to you.

Contact Housing Options

 020 8921 2863


Thames Reach Greenwich

Thames Reach Greenwich is a supported housing pathway for men and women who are homeless and are experiencing drug addiction, alcohol abuse, and/or offending. Support with accommodation is provided to those assessed suitable and those who are willing to work towards addressing their needs. Thames Reach gives residents up to 13 weeks in an Assessment Centre, before moving on in the pathway for a maximum of 9 months.

Contact the Lead Manager, Bianca Shand

020 8317 8632

Or visit


Simba Housing Association

The Simba Housing Association works directly with the Royal Borough of Greenwich and provides supported housing to young single homeless people from the African/African Carribean community in Greenwich. 

Contact Jefferson Williams / Sheila Ahiaba

020 8844 0488

Or visit Simba Housing Association



Shelter is an organisation that exists to defend the right to a safe home, because home is everything. They help millions of people each year struggling with poor housing or homlessness through: 

  • Housing Advice
  • Housing Support
  • Legal Support

Contact Shelter

0808 800 4444

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