Barnabas House

Referral address

BANES Housing Support Gateway
Bath & North East Somerset Council

Referral phone

01225 396296

Referral email

Website

http://www.housingsupportgatewaybathnes.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people or those at risk of homelessness, including people with drug, alcohol or mental health problems. Applicants required to have a local connection to Bath and North East Somerset.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency. 75% of bedspaces are used for local authority referrals.

Referral procedure

Referrals to Bath & NE Somerset Gateway system only. Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write. Application form. Interview and risk assessment. Require proof of ID, references and background information.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time staff, available Mon-Fri 9am-1pm, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system (3-5 residents per keyworker), weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least every 3 months. Staff provide advice about housing and accessing other support services, and offer support with independent living skills, health & wellbeing, employment and training.

Rooms and charges

£10pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 12
  • Total spaces: 12

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

House rules. Alcohol and smoking in own room only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

2 named guests at one time. Overnight guests with staff permission up to 3 nights per week.


Further information

Public transport

Bath train station - 20 minutes walk. Bus 13.

Volunteering

Volunteer opportunities in admin support, fundraising, skill support, mentoring, facilitating sessions. Phone Volunteer Co-ordinator on 01225 354650 for further information.

Donations

Goods, materials and money - phone 01225 354650 for details.


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