The Spires Centre
8 Tooting Bec Gardens
Public phone: 0208 696 0943 or Freephone - 0808 164 5246
Website URL: http://www.spires.org.uk
Service offered: Day centre for homeless and disadvantaged people. Advice on benefits. Help with finding accommodation. Mental health, drug, alcohol and tenancy support. Nurse Tues 10am-1pm. Women only session, with focus on sex workers. Clothing, showers. Free lunch Tuesday. Rough sleepers' free breakfast Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Adult learning, including literacy, IT, volunteer training, art, music. Covid-19 – a reduced service has operated since lockdown with appointments offered for 121 support and social distance measures in place – Rough Sleepers continue to be welcomed each morning for breakfast
Target group: Homeless people and other disadvantaged groups, including rough sleepers and women sex workers.
Area served: Lambeth, Wandsworth, Merton, Southwark and Lewisham
How to contact: Drop-in or phone (020 8696 0943). Covid-19 – a reduced service has operated since lockdown with appointments offered for 121 support and social distance measures in place – Rough Sleepers continue to be welcomed each morning for breakfast
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9am-4pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Level entrance.
Languages other than English:
Charity number: 1076888
Year established: 1989
Staffing: 12 full time, 2 part time + a pool of 75 volunteers.
Public transport: Streatham train station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 57, 109, 118, 133, 159, 201, 250, P13, 319, 249.
Record last checked: 10 November 2021