1625 Independent People – Dispersed Housing

Referral address

Kingsley Hall
59 Old Market Street
Bristol
BS2 0ER

Referral phone

0117 317 8800

Referral email

enquiries@1625ip.co.uk

Website

http://www.1625ip.co.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-25 with low support needs who are homeless or in housing need and have a local connection to the Bristol area. Applicants must be willing to engage with the support on offer. A number of the properties are specifically for young parents. Together the properties for young parents and young single people with low support needs total 150 units of accommodation. Move on Project (MOP) - other properties (totalling 15 bed-spaces) provide shared housing for young people in education, employment or training with no support needs who need affordable housing.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

The 150 units of accommodation (for young single people in need of low support and for young parents) can only be accessed by young people referred through the Bristol City Council Housing Support Register (HSR). There is information on the 1625 Independent People website (www.1625ip.co.uk) about how to apply to the Bristol City Council Housing Support Register. For the 15 MOP units of accommodation, interested individuals can self-refer by contacting 1625 Independent People.

Referral procedure

We can only house single people who are 16-25 years old and are referred to us through Bristol City Council’s Housing Support Register.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

The staff team working across all these properties work Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Regular visits to residents, usually once or twice per week. Action plans with agreed outcomes reviewed regularly. Practical and emotional support and advocacy offered around independent living skills, budgeting, accessing specialist health and advice services and dealing with nuisance and neighbour disputes.

Rooms and charges

Varies.

  • Mixed: 150
  • Total spaces: 150

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms minimally furnished, flats unfurnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: This varies between properties – some have communal lounges/kitchens, others are self-contained; some have gardens.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Licence agreement in shared houses. Assured shorthold tenancies in flats.

Visitors

Visitors and overnight guests allowed. No under 16s.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Kingsley Hall office is in central Bristol – directions available on website; properties are based all over the city of Bristol.

Volunteering

Email enquiries@1625ip.co.uk for further information.

Donations

Household goods, money - email enquiries@1625ip.co.uk for further information.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for 1625 Independent People – Dispersed Housing and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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