Alabare Christian Care – Alabaré Supported Housing (Wiltshire)

Referral address

Unity House
4 Wood Lane
Chippenham
Wiltshire
SN15 3DJ

Referral phone

01249 588 018

Referral email

enquiries@alabare.co.uk

Website

http://www.alabare.co.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people, including ex-offenders, people with drug/alcohol problems or mental health problems who are accessing appropriate health services. Must have a local connection to Wiltshire. Can accept people with dogs. Specialist short stay services for rough sleepers.

Who we cannot help

People who pose a serious risk to others and unmanageable risk to self. Arsonists will be discussed with regard to risk.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: none

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals have to come via Wiltshire Council

Referral procedure

After referral is received, interview with a staff member. combined needs and risk assessment.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 manager, 5 full time staff and security staff covering 24 hour waking cover. Key worker system, twice weekly keywork meetings. Needs assessment and individual support plans and Outcome Star. Staff offer housing related support. Signposting to other agencies for specialist support. Operates as a Places of Change hostel, offering a range of enabling and inspiring opportunities.

Rooms and charges

Contact for details of charge required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Total spaces: 29

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 room is fully accessible. 3 ground floor flats have the ability to be adapted to meet needs as required.
  • Other facilities: Shared kitchens and living area, laundry, IT suite, gym, training kitchen, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. No smoking in communal areas. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 10.30am-10pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

There is a bus and train station located within walking distance to the scheme.

Volunteering

We have a dedicated volunteer coordinator. We encourage volunteers to join our team to provide various services including art, cookery and garden workshops. Contact volunteering@alabare.co.uk for further information.

Donations

We welcome donations of household items such as pans, crockery and cutlery. We also appreciate food monetary donations. Contact fundraisingteam@alabare.co.uk


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Alabare Christian Care – Alabaré Supported Housing (Wiltshire) 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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