Bromford Support - Ark House/Old School Buildings

Referral address

Stroud District Council
Housing Department
Ebley Mill Westward Road
Stroud
GL5 4UB

Referral phone

01453 766321

Referral email

arkhouse@bromford.co.uk

Website

http://www.stroud.gov.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-21 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, with support needs. Must have a local connection to the Stroud District Council area. Reconnections well be considered

Who we cannot help

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

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Stroud District Council and other statutory agencies.

Referral procedure

Phone any time for application form, completed by referral agency prior to interview. Require proof of ID, eg benefits letter, passport, driving licence, student card, and information from any other agencies involved.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time and 5 part time staff on-site, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (5-6 residents per worker), compulsory meetings at least weekly. Action plans with agreed outcomes. Staff provide support around licence/tenancy maintenance responsibilities, access to education, training and employment.

Rooms and charges

£9.20pw required from customers receiving benefits.

  • Single: 19
  • Flat: 2
  • Total spaces: 21

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms partly furnished.
  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. No smoking at Ark House, in own room only at Old School Buildings. Licence agreement in Ark House and shared flats, assured shorthold tenancy in single occupancy flats.

Visitors

Ark: 1 per resident between 9am-7pm. Old School: 1 per resident between 9am-9pm.


Further information

Public transport

Stroud train and bus stations - 10 minutes walk.

Volunteering

No volunteers at present, but are looking for volunteer activity co-ordinators. Email alexis.brooks@bromford.co.uk for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, education equipment, musical equipment, money. Email alexis.brooks@bromford.co.uk for details.


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