The Bridge - Accommodation Project

Referral address

Bordeshale House
14 Edgbaston Road East
Balsall Heath
Birmingham
B12 9QQ

Referral phone

0121 663 0103

Referral email

recovery@thebridge.uk.net

Website

http://www.thebridge.uk.net


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people needing support with drug and alcohol addiction. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Call in, phone Mon-Fri 8am-4pm or write. Application form and interview. Require references. Outcome reviewed after references received and interview, applicant or referrer then contacted. All offers of accommodation are made subject to risk assessment.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 staff and volunteer key workers available Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, emergency on-call system. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide support around moving towards independent living, including developing life skills and accessing training and employment. Recovery support programme.

Rooms and charges

£14.66-£14.97pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 18
  • Total spaces: 18

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, computer room, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must fully participate in recovery programme. Smoking allowed in gardens only. Written house rules. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Visitors by agreement with management and other residents only. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Volunteering

Currently have 10 volunteers, helping with admin, fundraising, keyworking, group co-ordination. Email recovery@thebridge.uk.net or phone 0121 663 0103 for further information.

Donations

Clothes, toiletries, money. Email recovery@thebridge.uk.net or phone 0121 663 0103 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for The Bridge - Accommodation 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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