Ashley Foundation - Union House

Referral address

St Peter Street
Blackburn
BB2 2HL

Referral phone

01254 264513

Referral email

Website

http://www.theashleyfoundation.org.uk


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

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from local drug agencies, including Revolution and Inward House.

Referral procedure

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

Support offered

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

Facilities

  • 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.

Visitors

Between 9am-4pm Mon-Fri, weekend by appointment in ground floor communal areas. No overnight guests.


Further information

Public transport

Blackburn train and bus stations - 5 minutes walk.


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