The Greenhouse centre provides free health care services and housing and welfare advice for homeless people in Hackney.
The centre provides a welcoming environment to socially excluded men and women sleeping rough, have a drug or alcohol problem, poor mental health, or who are simply struggling to keep a roof over their head. The welcoming centre provides a way to engage with these socially-excluded individuals, who can drop in informally.
The Greenhouse is staffed by advice workers from Thames Reach and medical staff from NHS East London and the City, including a dedicated nurse-practitioner.
The services provided at the Greenhouse include:
- full health assessments
- GP registration
- TB screening
- a needle collection service
- housing advice
- welfare and benefits support
- specific advice for EU nationals, including translation services
- specialist debt advice
- legal advice
- links to other support services
Greenhouse is open for housing advice Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. We are closed on Wednesdays. We see ten people each day.
drop-in to the Greenhouse for an appointment. Advice
sessions are booked on a first come first served basis so it is advisable to
hours for housing: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am-5pm. Wednesdays - closed.
The Greenhouse is located at:
19 Tudor Road
Phone: 020 8510 4490