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Service details

SHP Westminster Support

From: £0.00 To: £0.00 per hour from SHP (Single Homeless Project)

Westminster Support is a specialist housing-related floating support service to people throughout Westminster who have a range of mental health problems, from Single Homeless Project (SHP).


Their aim is to provide support to individuals across the borough, including those in temporary accommodation.

  • Providing advice and assistance with managing rent arrears, threat of eviction and accessing legal advice
  • Promoting independence through enhancing living skills, cleaning, cooking and budgeting
  • Liaising with housing providers, landlords and Housing Benefit departments.
  • Developing positive neighbourhood relationships, helping to reduce antisocial behaviour issues.
  • Providing practical support, including decoration, handyperson jobs and shopping
  • Promoting health and well-being
  • Maximising income, through benefits advice and supporting applications for grants and loans
  • Advocating for clients - liaising with other professionals involved, working in partnership with community mental health teams (CMHTs) and housing assessment services
  • Supporting access to education, employment, training and volunteering, including group work and activities programmes
  • Support planning, providing allocated key workers, drop-ins and community surgeries


This service is for anyone living in Westminster who is:

  • Aged 18 or above
  • Assessed as having a severe and enduring mental illness
  • Either allocated to a CMHT or accepted by Housing Options as being homeless and mentally vulnerable.

They accept referrals from CMHTs and other specialist housing and MH services. 

Contact Details:

Tel 020 7084 7297
Freephone 0800 840 8348
Fax 020 7799 4844 


Additional search tags : Single Homeless Project (SHP). Mental Health Floating Support Service, mental health, floating support