Bournemouth Churches HA - Dorset Lodge

Referral address

c/o SP Hub, Housing Options
Town Hall Extension
St Stephen's Road

Referral phone

01202 451265

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people. Must have local connection to Bournemouth.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals come via Bournemouth Supporting People Hub.

Referral procedure

Contact Bournemouth Supporting People Hub for details.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 month
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff. Night cover via central hub at BCHA head office. key worker system with weekly meetings. Keywork support covers domestic/personal care, cooking, budgeting, benefits, employment, social activities, alcohol/drug dependency, mental and physical health and move-on options. Staff provide life skills training and training to enhance employment opportunities.

Rooms and charges

£30.75 standard - £34.12 en-suite pw depending on accommodation type required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 22
  • Total spaces: 22


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins. 9 with ensuite facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 ground floor room fully accessible for wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: 2 lounges, patio, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Must agree to drug and alcohol testing if necessary. Licence agreement.


Until 9.30pm, in communal areas only, not during meal times. No under 18s. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Triangle bus terminus - 5 minutes walk.


Currently have 2 volunteers. Phone Chris Small on 01202 410500 for further information.


Food, clothes, household goods (no electricals), money. Phone 01202 317723 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Bournemouth Churches HA - Dorset Lodge 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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