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Accommodation

New Roots Housing Project


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless or vulnerably housed people aged 16-21 including teenage parents. Accept couples with individual support needs. May accommodate non-dependent partners in dispersed accommodation. No local connection required. Pets not allowed.

Who we cannot help

"We may be unable to meet the needs of people with a history of serious violence, arson or sexual offences. Also people with long term or problematic drug use."

Gender

Mixed

Minimum age accepted

16

Maximum age accepted

25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via FamilyServices via A1 request and assessment form completed with through Family Services/New Roots. Direct to New Roots for floating support.

Referral procedure

Interviews arranged through New Roots which are then assessed by Family Services.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

None

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation


Support offered

2 full time, 1 part time staff available 24/7. Keywork system with regular meetings. Staff provide help and advice with independent living skills and accessing employment, education or training. High level of daily support. Support workers visit residents once or twice a week, sometimes daily, in dispersed or shared units.

Total spaces

41

Units

Some properties are shared.