Bosco Society

Referral address

Referral email

admin@boscosociety.org.uk

Website

https://www.homeless.org.uk/www.%20mainstay%20Bootle


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men and women aged 18, many of whom have drug, alcohol or mental health problems and/or are ex-offenders. Local connection is required.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Self-referrals and agency referrals must come through Main Stay.

Referral procedure

Must attend Main Stay appointment call 0151 600 3530.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

12 support staff, Residents are encouraged to participate in the in-house training programme and staff are available for individual help and support as required. Those residents with chaotic drug use problems are expected to participate in stabilisation programmes.

Rooms and charges

£23.79 pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Total spaces: 36

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, ensuite, with TVs.
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  • Disabled facilities: One ensuite ground floor room is accessible for a wheelchair user.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, dining room, outdoor games facilities, music room, pottery, photography room, bike store, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on premises. Smoking only allowed in own rooms and garden. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 9am-9pm Sat-Sun and 5pm-10pm Mon-Fri in communal areas. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Bootle New Strand/ Oriel Road train station. Bootle New Strand bus depot

Volunteering

Currently have 6 volunteers, help with support, befriending, activities. Email lisa@boscohouse.org.uk for further information.

Donations

Household goods, money. Email admin@boscohouse.org.uk for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Bosco Society 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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