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The Passage Day Centre and Passage House

The Day Centre is for homeless people regarded as having a local connection to Westminister and who are rough sleeping in the area.

Passage House is a 50 bed hostel for men only. Referral procedures apply. It offers the following services

  • hot breakfast and lunch
  • showers
  • laundry
  • clothing
  • rest room
  • hairdressing
  • GPs
  • mental health team
  • chiropodist
  • pastoral care
  • befriending
  • support and advice
  • pastoral support

The Passage Day Centre provides advice on

  • emergency night shelters
  • hostels
  • benefits
  • identification documents
  • form filling
  • debt counselling

Education, training and employment facilities include

  • basic literacy and numeracy
  • computer training
  • CV preparation
  • vocational guidance
  • job search
  • RSA CLAIT course
  • magazine group
  • NVQ training in painting & decorating and catering
  • Streetwise Opera
  • lifeskills.

The following are available to Service users at the Day Centre

  • nursing/GP clinic
  • specialist mental health workers
  • specialist drug and alcohol workers workers
  • chiropodist
  • homeopath
  • NHS counsellor
  • art Therapy
  • psychiatric assessment

The Centre workers also undertake

  • street outreach work and referrals to emergency accommodation
  • accessing housing rights and needs
  • joint work with other agencies and specialists
  • housing and resettlement assistance
  • referrals to local authorities where appropriate
  • permanent and temporary housing advice 
  • ongoing support
  • one-to-one mentoring by volunteers.

There is no wheelchair access. Access to the Day Centre is down some stairs and Passage House is upstairs.

You can contact the service from Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm

To find out more you can visit their website at

St. Vincent's Centre, Carlisle Place, London, SW1P 1NL
020 7592 1850
020 7592 1870