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Forum Housing - The Beacon Project

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 18-25 with support needs, including ex-offenders and people with mental health issues. Can accommodate 9 single parents with babies. Local connection required.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. All applicants are risk assessed.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Contact the Housing Solutions Team on the above number 24/7. Under 18s have to be referred via social services/Pathways/Response.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

10 full time staff on-site, 24 hour waking cover. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide support around daily living skills, help with access to training and employment and signposting to other services.

Total spaces



In 3 buildings. 9 flats for single parents.

Further information

Public transport

Green Lane train station - 5 minutes walk.