Ashley Foundation - Union House
St Peter Street
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless men with support needs. No local connection required.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists, sex offenders or those with a history of violence.
- Minimum age accepted: 21
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from local drug agencies, including Revolution and Inward House.
Phone Mon-Fri 8am-4pm for an application form, completed by applicant prior to interview. Require proof of ID, eg driving licence, passport, DWP letter with NI number.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1 month
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
9 full time and 1 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (17-20 residents per keyworker), monthly-quarterly keywork meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly-quarterly. Staff provide support with independent living skills, claiming benefits and any other concerns.
Rooms and charges
£35pw required from residents in receipt of benefits. £10 weekly personal charge if not eating in the hostel.
- Single: 44
- Total spaces: 44
- Furnishings: Rooms furnished, with washbasins.
- Disabled facilities: None.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must participate in programme of support. No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Licence agreement.
Between 9am-4pm Mon-Fri, weekend by appointment in ground floor communal areas. No overnight guests.
Blackburn train and bus stations - 5 minutes walk.
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