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Ability HA - Southampton Street

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

People who are homeless or in housing need. Must have support needs and evidence of previously managing a tenancy. Prioritise applicants with a local connection to Reading.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept all agency referrals via Reading Borough Council.

Referral procedure

Phone Reading Borough Council Mon-Fri 9am-5pm on 0118 937 3737.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Regular support around independent living skills, benefits, accessing training and employment, and emotional support.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Bus stop outside house. Train station - 10 minutes walk.