Bournemouth Churches HA -Dorset Young People's Services

Referral address

1 Newborough Road
Wimborne
Dorset
BH21 1RA

Referral phone

01202 849597

Referral email

lisahudson@bcha.org.uk

Website

https://www.bcha.org.uk/


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-21,. 8 x with high support needs, can include care leavers. Priority to applicants with a local connection to East Dorset. Applicants must be willing to engage with the support on offer.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from East Dorset Housing Association, Leaving Care Teams, 16+ teams, Purbeck District Council, North Dorset District Council and Social Services,

Referral procedure

Housing options meeting held at Dorset Council Housing (East). Require proof of ID and background information (including proof of estrangement if applicant aged under 18).

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff currently on site 24/7. Each resident allocated a support worker, night response team for serious issues over night, Staff offer support with social and life skills, independent living, obtaining benefits, gaining employment and realising training opportunities.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 8
  • Total spaces: 8

Facilities

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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Poole train station - 7 miles. Buses 3, 13 - 2 mins walk.

Volunteering

Through BCHA Volunteer Programme

Donations

Yes, through Head Office 01202 410500


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Bournemouth Churches HA -Dorset Young People's Services 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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