Referrals and Eligibility

Referrals: Western Lodge accepts both self referrals and referrals from any professional agency. All initial referrals must be made by telephone on 020 8696 1564

If the referral is deemed appropriate an appointment will be made for an assessment which will be conducted by two members of staff. If successful the prospective resident will be placed on a waiting list, or offered a place if available. If unsuccessful a reason will be given as to why someone was deemed ineligible.

Eligibility: Western Lodge is a medium support project for men over the age of 30, and there is no upper age limit, but you must have a legal right to stay in the UK and claim benefits. Clients must have support needs, people with no support needs are not eligible for this project. Referrals cannot be taken from those with any history of sexual offences, arson, or a recent history of violence.

Western Lodge is a clean house, and a dry house. Under no circumstances can residents bring alcohol or drugs onto the premises, people with high support needs who are currently using drugs are not suitable for this project. Western Lodge is a self catering project, residents can be taught how to cook but must be prepared to self cater.