Alabare Christian Care - Supported Housing South

Referral address

58 Barnard Street

Referral phone

01722 334687

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people, including ex-offenders, people with drug/alcohol needs or mental health needs who are accessing or willing to access appropriate support services. Must have a local connection to Wiltshire. Can accept people with dogs.

Who we cannot help

People who pose a serious risk to others.

  • 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 2 staff members. combined needs and risk assessment. Offer of room will be given within 12 -24 hours. If no room available then the applicant will be put on waiting list.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 4 weeks
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

10 full time and 7 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. key worker system, twice weekly keywork meetings. Needs assessment and individual support plans. 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: 64


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, some ensuite.
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  • Disabled facilities: Some rooms are fully accessible.
  • Other facilities: Shared kitchen and living area, bathrooms, laundry, IT suite, media room, training kitchen, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

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


Between 9.30am-10pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Easy reach of public transport; central to bus services and a train station.


Alabaré have a volunteering programme which potential volunteers can access. Inhouse volunteering opportunities include the Drop In, covering the office reception and leading activities. Contact for further information.


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Is this page accurate?

If you work for Alabare Christian Care - Supported Housing South 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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