Bournemouth Churches HA - Lansdowne Gardens
Bournemouth Supporting People Hub
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people, including people with drug/alcohol problems or mental health problems. Applicants must have a local connection to Bournemouth, unless fleeing from violence or otherwise vulnerable.
Who we cannot help
People with significant violent or aggressive behaviour, or a recent or significant history of arson.
- Minimum age accepted: 21
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
Only accept referrals via Bournemouth Borough Council's homeless pathway.
If a vacancy arises, assessment arranged via link meetings with Council homeless pathway.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1 month
- Maximum stay: 6 months
Support and accommodation
2 full time, 1 part time staff, volunteers and student placements. Keyworker system, weekly/fortnightly keywork meetings. Staff offer advice on benefits, employment, training, life skills and referrals to other agencies. In-house training in budgeting and cooking.
Rooms and charges
£34.37pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 15
- Total spaces: 15
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins. Some have showers.
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- Disabled facilities: Two rooms are accessible to wheelchair users.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in own room and garden only. Licence agreement.
Between 9am-9pm in communal areas only. No overnight guests.
Buses 3, 4, 5, 6. Train station - 3 minutes walk.
Currently have 2 volunteers. Help with admin, client support and practical support. Phone 01202 410500 for further information.
Food, clothing, household goods, money. Phone 01202 410500 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Bournemouth Churches HA - Lansdowne Gardens 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.