1625 Independent People - Housing Schemes

Referral address

Kingsley Hall
59 Old Market Street

Referral phone

0117 317 8800

Referral email




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.

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

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. All referrals via Pathways. Many referrals come from Bristol Homeless Advice Centre, Connexions and Bristol Social Services. Accept referrals direct from prison.

Referral procedure

Write or phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm to request application form. References needed prior to interview. Require proof of ID and background information.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

73 full and part time staff available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Regular visits to residents, usually once or twice per week. Action plans with agreed outcomes reviewed every 6 months. 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

£6.75-£11.50pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 126
  • Flat: 95
  • Total spaces: 221


  • Furnishings: Rooms minimally furnished, flats unfurnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Smoking allowed in own rooms only in flats. Licence agreement in shared houses. Assured shorthold tenancies in flats.


Visitors and overnight guests allowed. No under 16s.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

For office: Temple Meads train station - 10 mins walk. Buses 4, 5, 24, 25, 48.


Currently have 6 volunteers - email enquiries@1625ip.co.uk for further information.


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

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