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Elim HA - The Forecastle

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs and people in housing need. Must have a local connection to South Gloucestershire.

Who we cannot help

Those with a history of violence, harassment or arson. Current drug users without support. Schedule 1 offenders.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from South Gloucestershire Council Homeless Section.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-4pm for an application form, completed by applicant prior to interview at the Forecastle. Two references required.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 full time and 2 part time staff on site Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm, 24 hour on-call system. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 6-8 weeks. Staff help with applications for benefits and re-housing. Compulsory support meetings.

Total spaces



In 3 buildings. Purpose built building, with bed sits with communal laundry, lounge, kitchen, separate meeting room, gardens and car park.

Further information

Public transport

Buses 309, 310 to Thornbury and Bristol - 1 minute walk.