The Spires Centre
8 Tooting Bec Gardens
Public phone: 020 8696 0943
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.
Target group: Homeless people and other disadvantaged groups, including rough sleepers and women sex workers.
Area served: Lambeth and surrounding areas in South London.
How to contact: Drop-in or phone.
Monday: rough sleepers 9.00am – 10.30am, Women’s Space 11.00am – 1.30pm.
Tuesday: rough sleepers 9.00am – 10.30am, Open Access 10.30am – 2.00pm.
Wednesday: rough sleepers 10.00am – 12.00noon
Thursday: rough sleepers 9.00am – 1.00pm
Friday: rough sleepers 9.00am – 10.30am, Women’s Space 11.00am – 1.30pm
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Level entrance.
Languages other than English: Italian and Polish.
Charity number: 1076888
Year established: 1989
Staffing: 11 full time, 2 part time + a pool of 150 volunteers.
Public transport: Streatham train station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 57, 109, 118, 133, 159, 201, 250, P13, 319, 249.
Record last checked: 02 October 2017