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Southern Housing Group - Atkinson House

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-25. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders and anyone with a serious current drug or alcohol problem.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency with Supporting People referral form. 16-18 year olds and care leavers must be referred by targeted Youth Support or Social Services.

Referral procedure

Application form and interviews. Require Supporting People papers. Take current resident mix into account when deciding on applications.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time and 2 part time staff, sleep-in cover. key worker system with regular meetings. Staff offer help with life skills, counselling, benefits applications, access to education and training.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Newport bus station - 15 minutes walk.