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Thames Reach - The Greenhouse

About this service

The Greenhouse centre provides free health care services and housing and welfare advice for homeless people in Hackney. The service is for men and women who are sleeping rough, have a drug or alcohol problem, poor mental health, or who are simply struggling to keep a roof over their head. The welcoming centre provides a way to engage with these socially-excluded individuals, who can drop in informally.

The services provided at the Greenhouse include:

  • full health assessments
  • GP registration
  • TB screening
  • a needle collection service
  • housing advice
  • welfare and benefits support
  • specific advice for EU nationals, including translation services
  • specialist debt advice
  • legal advice
  • links to other support service

Referral (how to access this service)

Self referral or via other agency

Catchment (areas they serve)



19 Tudor Road, Hackney, London, Greater London, E9 7SN
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Opening times

Please call to arrange an appointment

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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