Based in Croydon, the Somewhere Safe to Stay Hub (SSTS Hub) provides 78 hours of emergency shelter for people from Croydon.
Based at Croydon University Hospital, this service provides 78 hours of emergency shelter for people from Croydon. who are either, in immediate danger of sleeping rough or who are verified as sleeping rough. Once referred to the hub people are immediately given a safe space to sleep. They are then assessed by an Evolve member of staff and supported to find a pathway into housing and away from rough sleeping.
The hub is open 24-hours a day, 365-days a year and was funded by Croydon Council following major financial backing from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.
On the day the Hub opened, Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson attended to formally announce the service’s launch. Watch below:
Thanks to this place there was something to come out to. The council referred me to a housing scheme evolve, it’s been great, it’s been just what I needed.
Curtis Naulty | SSTS Hub customer