Thames Reach
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Thames Reach manages a range of supported accommodation projects across the capital. These self-contained flats and shared houses, some with on-site staff support, house and help people with a variety of needs, including poor mental or physical health and drug and alcohol problems. 

A photo of Peer Landlord Henry Stevenson
Many tenants of our supported housing schemes have experienced sleeping rough on the street or have moved in from one of our hostels. Some may have suffered chaotic housing problems, such as squatting or sleeping on friends’ floors before running out of options.

Others may have come from hospitals, having suffered physical or mental health problems while in their previous accommodation. For many, life on the streets or in an institution might be their only other option.

Some are homes for life but others are a stepping stone into independent living and a housing association or council flat in the community.

These schemes provide a way for vulnerable people to be included in the community, by supplying appropriate housing that also addresses their health needs. Supported housing helps to prevent homelessness and mental health breakdowns, and provides a safe and stable environment for people who have often had chaotic lives. 

The Bermondsey Project provides temporary supported accommodation for single homeless people with a history of rough-sleeping and significant experience of mental health problems.

Brixton Step provides supported, safe accommodation to homeless men who have a history of drug or alcohol misuse.  

Camberwell New Road provides supported housing for homeless and vulnerable women in Lambeth who have a history of unsettled accommodation and complex support needs.

Peer Landlord Croydon aims to bring empty properties in the borough back into use.

Peer Landlord London is a new model of affordable housing helping formerly homeless people take the first steps back into work.

Stafford House
provides long-term supported accommodation for single homeless people with a history of sleeping rough and severe and enduring mental health problems.

Thames Reach Greenwich
provides supported housing for men and women who have a history of substance misuse and/or offending behaviour.

Thames Reach Sutton
provides specialist supported housing for men and women who have substance misuse and mental health issues in the borough.

Thames Reach Wandsworth provides supported housing for single homeless people in Wandsworth with support needs around mental health, including those with dual diagnosis of mental health and drug/alcohol problems.