Amber Foundation - Farm Place
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Can accept: Male or Female aged 17 - 30 years. Drug free on entry - or 28 days to get clean of drugs. HDC (home detention curfew). Offending history. Homelessness. Care Leavers / leaving care. Commitment to change lifestyle and abstain from substances. Young people presenting with depression, ADHD, and other stable mental health issues. People who have completed a detox for drugs or alcohol. People who are a high risk of reoffending (PPO's).
Who we cannot help
Women who are pregnant. SOR (Sex Offenders Register). Offences of Arson. A risk to children. Undiagnosed mental health issues.On a Methadone or Subutex script. Alcohol dependant. Assessed by the Probation Service as a high risk of serious harm to self or others.
- Minimum age accepted: 17
- Maximum age accepted: 30
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from social services, probation, prison service, homelessness hostels, drug and alcohol teams.
Application form. Interview. Scheduled previous convictions and ROSH details required as supporting documents for ex-offenders. Referral process takes 7-10 days.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: None
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
Staff available 24/7. Weekly one to one sessions. Extensive programme runs Mon-Fri teaching independent living skills, communication skills.
Rooms and charges
£35pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Shared: 34
- Total spaces: 34
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Lounge, library, IT suite, pool table, gym, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Residents must engage with Amber Programme. No alcohol allowed on site. Smoking allowed in designated outside areas only. Licence agreement.
Close family only for up to 3 hours at weekend in communal areas only. No overnight guests.
Contact Rachel Bartlett on 01306 627927
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Amber Foundation - Farm Place 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.