Birkenhead Forum HA - The Beacon Project
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single people aged 16-25 with support needs, including ex-offenders and people with mental health issues. Can accommodate 9 single parents with babies. Local connection required.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions. All applicants are risk assessed.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Contact the Housing Solutions Team on the above number 24/7. Under 18s have to be referred via social services/Pathways/Response.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 28 days
- Maximum stay: 18 months
Support and accommodation
10 full time staff on-site, 24 hour waking cover. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide support around daily living skills, help with access to training and employment and signposting to other services.
Rooms and charges
£2.80pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Flat: 63
- Total spaces: 63
- Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: 6 rooms are accessible to wheelchair users.
- Other facilities: Lounge, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol allowed for under 18s. Smoking allowed in own flats and garden only. Licence agreement.
Maximum 3 per resident until 11pm Mon-Thurs, midnight Fri-Sun. Can stay overnight twice a week.
Green Lane train station - 5 minutes walk.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0151 649 9718 to request volunteering pack.
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