Stepping Stone Projects - Prevention Service
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people aged 18 and over with complex support needs (including, substance/alcohol dependency, offending history, mental health issues, high risk issues). A local connection is required.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for referral form. Referrals to be e-mailed where possible. Self referral forms will be completed over the phone with applicants where appropriate. Needs and Risk Assessments completed at telephone-only interview. Require background information from referring agency.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
For Projects - 24 hour staff.
For all, emergency on-call system. Linkworker system, weekly meetings.
Staff help with claiming benefits, accessing other services, such as drug and alcohol services, training, education and employment, debt counselling and developing independent living skills, immigration issues, DV, exploitation, rehousing. legal, custody etc.
45 - Prevention ( broken down as below)
16 Complex Needs - Mixed
13 Male Only Complex Needs
16 Female Only Complex Needs
(We take people who do not fall under the traditional binary description)
21 - ABEN - Mixed. Some Couples. Sometimes dogs
4 - NRPF - female
5 Emergency Dispersed Housing
Buses 437, 438, 439.