SPEAR is a charity for people experiencing homelessness in South-West London. We build communities in which everyone has a place to call home, and provide the help needed to lead a fulfilling life. We recognise that homelessness is much more than just a housing issue, so we provide
a range of accommodation and support services to help people reach their full potential
Enable people to leave the streets and take their first steps to a lasting, genuine, independence.
Supports, advocates and connects former or current rough sleepers to support their physical and mental health needs.
Provide a person centred approach, enabling people to reach their personal, social, educational and employment goals.
Is provided by four multi-occupancy accommodation houses for men. Men are also supported through other mixed gender housing solutions and through independent flats.
Supports people in temporary and more permanent accommodation, offering advice, resettlement and support to maintain their tenancies.
Is provided by three multi-occupancy houses for women. Women are also supported through other mixed gender housing solutions and through independent flats.
Is an early intervention, homelessness prevention programme which is outreach and community based.
Is provided by two, multi-occupancy, mixed gender supported houses.
All SPEAR clients from across our different services are invited to be part of the Service User Involvement Group.
Is provided by our flagship, first ever 14 bed, supported hostel in Richmond – Penny Wade House.
“Thank you to everyone who has helped SPEAR to help me”