Swan House Foyer
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 16-25. Applicants must have a local connection to Basildon and be willing to engage in life skills, and actively engage in acquiring education, training or employment.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept referrals from named local statutory and voluntary agencies, including Basildon District Council, Social Services, Probation Service and Basildon Community Drug and Alcohol Service.
Email to be sent to below address requesting a copy of the referral form. Upon return of the completed form the application will be discussed at the joint referral panel, which the person who has made the referral may be required to attend.
Length of stay
≤ 2 Years
Support and accommodation
Staff available 9am-10pm daily, waking night cover and emergency on-call system. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Residents are required to attend life skills sessions. Staff help with independent living skills, accessing training, seeking employment and liaison with external agencies.
17 self contained units of accommodation
Basildon train station - 20 minutes walk. Bus 5 - bus stop 3 mins walk.