Mental Health Homeless Team

We can help anyone who is homeless with mental health needs in Leeds.

Referrals

Referrals can be made to us directly by downloading and completing the referral form (WORD 490KB).

Eligibility

We work with individuals experiencing long and enduring mental health issues and also one or more of the below criteria:

  • A formal diagnosis of a recognised mental health problem is not necessarily needed to meet the criteria.
  • living on the streets
  • lodging with family/friends (sofa surfing)
  • living in short- term emergency temporary accommodation such as Holdforth Court and St George’s Crypt and is in need of urgent support
  • served with notice of eviction if this eviction is imminent
  • leaving acute wards and has no home to go to
  • leaving prison with no long term fixed abode (not on probation)
  • threatened with or is the victim of violence or abuse and therefore cannot safely return to the place they were staying/living

These criteria are examples. We try to be flexible and to react to individual needs.

What we offerWhat we don't offer
Support to establish someone in a new home and to keep their tenancyHousing (we do not have any properties at our disposal)
Support and advice with mental health issuesCounselling
Budgeting advice and support to help you apply for benefits and grantsA service covering the whole of the Leeds area
Regular planned visits as per the support planDrop in facilities (we do not have a direct/public access office)
Support to live independently and develop social networksDomestic help, administering or holding medication
Joint working with other agencies

Contact us

Phone

0113 378 2567

Please note we are unable to provide crisis and emergency support

(Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm
Friday 9am to 4:30pm
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays Closed)

For professional enquiries about us please email

Post

Mental Health Homeless Team
144 Spen Lane
Leeds
LS16 5EJ

 

 

 

 

MHHT Service Leaflet 2018https://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/MHHT Service Leaflet 2018.pdf629533pdf
MHHT general team infohttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/MHHT general team info.pdf386517pdf
Mental Health homeless team referral formhttps://www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/Mental Health_Homeless_Team_referral_form (2).docx75714docx

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