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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

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Most referrals come from the Community Mental Health Teams.

Referral procedure

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

Minimum stay

≤ 2 Years

Maximum stay


Support and accommodation

Support offered

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

Total spaces



In 2 buildings.

Further information

Public transport

Primrose Ct is 5 minutes’ walk from Blackburn town centre with its bus station & shopping facilities