Salvation Army - Crossroads Lifehouse
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people at risk aged 16-21 with connections to Lancashire County Council Social Care. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to Hyndburn Borough Council area.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Require proof of identity if possible. Applicant must attend an informal meeting at Crossroads. At the meeting the young person will be given a tour of the centre to see what support we can offer them, if both parties are happy a risk assessment will be completed. Staff will then seek relevant background information from partner agencies to ensure meaningful support can be offered.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
4 full time support staff on-site.
24 hours cover by support workers and by Night Concierge who also completes a wake up service..
key worker allocated to each resident.
Issues covered are:-
Support in claiming benefits/Universal Credit
Support with debt management
Support in becoming more independent
Support on improving their health and well-being
Ensure that the young person is given the support needed to maintain full time education.
Accrington train station - 10 minutes walk. Bus 1.