Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 16-24. Must have a local connection to Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn or Ribble Valley.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Phone office Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, out of hours 07739454978 or call in after 5pm at the nightshelter (address above). Complete registration form and housing benefit form on arrival.
Length of stay
≤ 1 Week
Support and accommodation
2 volunteers on shift overnight. Daytime support at the Platform 5 day centre, providing advice and information on benefits, educational activities and workshops, help with finding accommodation and counselling.
Shared bathroom and wet room. in third property
Good local train network between Blackburn and Darwen . The Shelter is situated next to the Railway station in Blackburn