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SCT - Acorn House

About this service

Acorn House is a 16-bed hostel in Hackney, East London, for homeless men recovering from addictions such as alcohol, drugs or gambling. An abstinence-based environment, it provides a friendly, safe and reliable place where support, recovery and healing can take place.

At Acorn House, we work hard to support each person on their individual journey of recovery. By providing opportunities to make a fresh start, we enable them to improve their quality of life, build social skills and move on to live independently within the community.

Drop-in services are available at: The St Leonard’s Church, Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JN Tuesdays: 1pm-3pm , Wednesdays: 10am-12pm, Fridays: 1pm-3pm - Film club

And The TAB Centre, 3 Godfrey Place, London E2 7NT Thursdays: 8am-10am, Fridays: 9am-11:30am and a pre-abstinence class: 11am-11:45am

Referral (how to access this service)

If you need help to recover from your addictions, please contact Nancy Akwani on 020 7613 3055 or at

Catchment (areas they serve)



116-118 Shoreditch High Street, London, Greater London, E1 6JN
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Opening times

Please call us for details or see drop-in service times in the Notes section.

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Help and advice

What to do in an emergency

If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance. Tell the crew everything you know. It could save their life.

What else to do in an emergency