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The Beth Centre

Overview

The Beth Centre is a safe confidential space providing expert support for women at risk of, or affected by the criminal justice system living in Lambeth. They aim to reduce re-offending rates; increase positive family relationships and increase the use of community sentences, rather than custody, for women.

SUPPORT OFFERED

They have full time Case Management Workers with specialisms in substance misuse; release from prison; mental health; exiting prostitution; domestic violence and parenting. Case Managers provide support based on women’s individual needs. This support can be providing advice, advocacy and support around:

  • Housing
  • Welfare Benefits
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Finances
  • Substance Misuse
  • Health
  • Parenting Support
  • Court
  • Leaving Prison
  • Exiting prostitution

They have a Peer Mentoring Co-ordinator who supports a bank of 15 peer mentors. Peer Mentors provide goal orientated support, focusing on increasing the woman’s confidence and independence.

FACILITIES

The centre has a fully furnished one to one assessment space, access to computers and the internet. There is also a comprehensive group workshop timetable, where women can be creative, learn independent living skills and increase positive social networks.

REFERRAL.  Lambeth women can self-refer by phoning or attending the drop-in (details below).

Contact Details

Phone:
020 3869 2170

Email:
info@womeninprison.org.uk

Website:
http://www.womeninprison.org.uk/services/in-the-community.php?s=1970-01-01-the-beth-centre

Address:
The Beth Centre, Hudson House, Stockwell Green, Stockwell, London SW9 9JF

Other Info

Opening times:
Drop-in Wed 10am - 4pm, Fri 1pm - 4pm.

Costs:

Disabled Access:

Directions:

Other information:
The Beth Centre is part of Women in Prison which is a registered charity.

Last updated:
12th August 2019