West London Mission

West London Mission

Charity information

West London Mission

WLM provides front line services to disadvantaged and marginalised people whose lives are disrupted by a range of issues.

• Homelessness – In 2015/16 we supported 1,343 rough sleepers and got 366 people into safe accommodation.
• Homeless ex-servicemen – Supported accommodation and services to help transition to independence.
• Addiction services – Residential care for men with severe alcoholism.
• Community work to reduce food poverty and increase financial capability of vulnerable people

Founded 1887

  • Mission statement

    The West London Mission has been serving homeless and marginalised people since 1887. We have developed a range of innovative projects which support and empower some of the most vulnerable people in London.

    We seek to transform the lives of people affected by homelessness,personal difficulties, offending or chronic addiction, empowering them to lead more fulfilling lives.

    We are firmly committed to embodying these values in our work:

    Focusing on our clients and residents: we keep the needs of those we serve at the heart of everything we do.

    Promoting wholeness: we offer creative, responsive and holistic services to address people’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

    Empowerment: we support and challenge people to take personal responsibility for themselves and lead fulfilling lives within the community.

    Equality and diversity: we affirm the worth of every person and we will seek to ensure that all of our services are free of discrimination or prejudice.

    Transparency: we are open and honest in the way we work and seek to build trust with clients, colleagues and other agencies.

    Excellence: we want all our staff and volunteers to be committed to the best quality of professional practice possible.

    Transformation: we are committed, as we work for the transformation of others, to the continual improvement of our services and our own individual practice.

  • Aims

    West London Mission aims to:

    • West London Mission offers housing, health and educational services to help those sleeping rough to come off the streets. Our aim is to support people into safe accommodation.
    • Support ex-service men and women adapt and cope with civilian life who have become homeless and have complex personal difficulties such as addiction, mental health problems and family breakdown.
    • Support men with chronic alcohol addiction by operating a care home that provides a stable environment where our residents can make positive changes in their health, well-being and personal live.
    • Reduce food poverty and promote digital and financial inclusion in disadvantaged communities in London. We host a range of projects and classes that help develop and empower people.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1887

    Registered Charity Number: 1133739

    Phone number: 020 7569 5917

    Address: 134-136 Seymour Place W1H 1NT

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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