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Senior Outreach & Referral Adviser - £28,100 pa, 35 hours per week

Founded in 1860 Providence Row tackles the root causes of homelessness to help people get off, and stay off, the streets. Last year, more than 1,300 people used our services. Working with people to build skills and confidence is the key to our success.

Many of the people we work with are economic migrants who are, or have been, involved in casual labour or trades. We know that casual labour is a direct cause of becoming homeless as it leaves people with little or no savings and security when their jobs come to an end.

Homelessness can have a severe effect on people’s mental and physical health and hospital patients can be vulnerable to becoming trapped in a cycle of homelessness. 

Providence Row’s Women’s Service (formerly Open Doors Management Service) is a safe and confidential service, where women in Tower Hamlets can get information and advice around housing, money and health issues. 

What is 'Routes to Roots'?

Homelessness can have a severe effect on people’s mental and physical health and hospital patients can be vulnerable to becoming trapped in a cycle of homelessness.

One of our former clients Michael* shared his story with us

For many years Pat worked as a bar tender in London and had been able to lodge at his place of work.

News Items

Staff at Providence Row are celebrating today for successfully passing the Advice Quality Standard (AQS), a nationally recognised quality mark for organisations providing free, independent advice to members of the public. 

Many of you may have seen the current trend sweeping social media – the #MannequinChallenge has seen everyone from the Obama’s to the England football squad getting involved.

Pam Orchard will leave Providence Row in 2017 after six successful years as chief executive to lead The Connection at St Martin’s .
Property consultancy, GL Hearn, has been awarded a Lord Mayor’s 2014 Dragon Award in the ‘Strengthening the Third Sector’ category for their pro bono work with Providence Row.
Find out more about the winning project by watching the video below.

Our ‘Routes to Roots’ service for homeless hospital patients in Tower Hamlets has been nominated for a prestigious Andy Ludlow Award

Blog Posts

Steph has gone to LA to see how organisations such as Providence Row work with people experiencing homelessness.

I first became involved with supporting the people that come to our centre to register to vote in April 2015, when I coordinated and ran a series of Registration Stations sessions, supporting clients to use the online register to vote system in the run up to the general election.

Mary, a personal advisor at Providence Row, travelled to Romania in February as part of the second phase of Providence Row’s EU10 project. She has written this blog about her experiences during the 5 day trip.


Our Christmas Carol Service is an opportunity for staff, clients, supporters and friends of Providence Row to join together and celebrate what we achieve together throughout the year.

Tuesday 16th December 2014 at the prestigious Farm Street Church in Mayfair.