Making Space - Blackburn Supported Housing
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single people with housing and long term mental health support needs. Must have a local connection to the borough of Blackburn with Darwen.
Who we cannot help
Applications are considered on a case by case basis but a significant history of arson, violence or offending would be unlikely to be suitable for this service.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Most referrals come from the Community Mental Health Teams.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write for an application form, completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview. Require information from supporting agencies, eg care coordinator, psychiatrist, GP.
Length of stay
≤ 2 Years
Support and accommodation
Support Worker is based on site Monday to Friday and can assist with maintaining tenancy & property, finances, staying safe & accessing local services. Additional support can be provided via individual budgets if the local authority will commission
In 2 buildings.
Primrose Ct is 5 minutes’ walk from Blackburn town centre with its bus station & shopping facilities