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Accommodation

St Basils - Edgwood House


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people aged 16-25 with support needs who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Can accept a limited number of couples. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders.

Gender

Mixed

Minimum age accepted

16

Maximum age accepted

25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency via St Basils Link or Youthline.

Referral procedure

Phone St Basils Link Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, or Youthline 0300 303 0099, 24 hours daily which is a partnership between St Basils and 4 other organisations. Interview, and needs and risk assessment at The Link. Placed on pre-registered list if suitable. When vacancy arises The Link carry out up to date background checks.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation


Support offered

3 full time staff, 24 hour cover. Key-work system (4 residents per worker), weekly key-work meetings initially, then frequency by mutual agreement. Key-work covers benefits advice, care plans, education, training and employment opportunities, confidence building, living skills, family mediation and resettlement support.

Total spaces

22

Units

In 4 large houses.

Further information

Public transport

Buses 9, 109, 120, 126, 128, 129, 139.