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Nightsafe - Witton Project

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-18 with support needs. Applicants must have a local connection to Blackburn with Darwen.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists and sex offenders.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Housing Needs.

Referral procedure

Phone Housing Needs, Old Town Hall, Blackburn on 01254 585215 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 full time and 2 part time staff, plus 6 volunteers, sleep-in cover. Compulsory keywork system (2 residents per key worker), keywork meetings weekly then monthly. Support plans reviewed monthly. Staff provide support with life skills, including budgeting, cooking, health, education, training and employment, and emotional issues.

Total spaces