Quo Vadis Trust provides social housing, care & support for people in South East London living with mental health needs.
We provide a supportive living environment for adults who are at risk. We work in partnership with our clients to support recovery, increase independence, maximise potential and promote the best possible quality of life.
Read some of the stories of the clients we have helped…
Here we share the inspiring interview and story of Russell, one of our clients here at Quo Vadis Trust. Russell has been with us for just over a year, and his story highlights how ‘ordinary’ people can fall on hard times and struggle with their mental health, and how our charity is here to help
I’ve been with QVT for just over 3 years. I spent 7 months at Verdant Lane before I came here to Woodyates. Verdant Lane was brilliant. I was in a bad way when I came into QVT. Having been homeless, Verdant Lane helped me to be calmer, and they helped with benefits and starting to
I have been living at Verdant Lane for 18 months and I feel very settled here. My experience with QVT has been helpful in multiple ways. One of the things that I enjoy most is volunteering. The QVT staff taught me how to volunteer and made me understand being involved in activities helps build skills
It’s been a year since I started living in the Chudleigh scheme at Quo Vadis Trust. My family, church network and previous key worker found this organisation when my previous supported housing had to close down due to funding issues. When I first came, I was apprehensive about making friends. It took me a few
One of our residents at our Verdant Lane scheme, Dave*, had a tenancy that was at risk because he was not able to sustain a healthy standard of living in terms of cleanliness and tidiness, which represented a health and safety hazard for both himself and the property. Recently he received a notice to quit,
The care leavers scheme here at Quo Vadis Trust is for young people aged 18-25 years old who have just left the care system. The aim of the scheme is to provide support: whether it’s emotional support, with their benefits, or with regards to their education. We also aid them in applying for jobs, along
A psychotic episode caused by drug misuse led me to Quo Vadis Trust. I joined QVT in August 2020 and was first moved to Verdant Lane. Before QVT I was dealing with a friendship breakup which was the root to my substance abuse, I was having a lot of mixed emotions such as anger, betrayal
I have been living at Adelaide Lodge, and my experience of staying in the service has been very beneficial, and I have learned skills to improve my independence. I am getting on with everyone in the house. Every day we bump into each other in the kitchen and the lounge and have daily chats. QVT
I suffer from depression, severe social and generalised anxiety, and chronic pain as a result of trauma. My keyworkers felt that I would struggle with independent living after receiving support in refuge so they advised that they thought I would benefit significantly from entering supported accommodation. I had experienced suicidal thoughts on two occasions whilst