Birkenhead Forum HA - The Bridge Project

Referral address

99 Bridge Street
Birkenhead
CH41 1AT

Referral phone

0800 2346007

Referral email

bridge@forumhousing.co.uk

Website

http://www.forumhousing.co.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25. Local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists and people with a history of Schedule 1 offences are subject to a risk assessment.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone Housing Solutions Team on 0800 234 6007 24 hours a day. Require proof of ID and income. Interview.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Each client is allocated a choice coordinator. Monthly coaching meetings. Staff offer advice on benefits, employment and training and provide help with developing independent living skills.

Rooms and charges

£9.24pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Flat: 26
  • Total spaces: 26

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 flats accessible to wheelchair users (number accepted subject to risk assessment). Adapted toilets. Pendant alarms.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, library, computer room, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in assessment and subsequent action planning. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in own room only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

1 visitor noon-11pm weekdays, noon-midnight weekends. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Woodside bus terminal - 3 minutes walk. Hamilton Square train station - 2 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Volunteers help with admin support, befriending, general help. Phone 0151 649 7918 for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 0151 649 7918 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Birkenhead Forum HA - The Bridge Project 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. 

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