14 Main Street
0115 946 4903
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless men with support needs. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists, sex offenders.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 60
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency, mainly from Barnados, Social Services, probation and prison services, Connexions, Erewash BC Housing Aid Teams, Broxtowe BC Homelessness Prevention and Amber Valley Council.
Write or phone Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm. Application form. Interview. May request additional background information depending on the needs of the applicant.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 3 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
7 full time and 2 part time staff plus volunteers, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (6 residents per keyworker) with meetings held weekly or as required. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff offer support around independent living skills, literacy and numeracy, accessing employment and training and liaison with statutory and voluntary agencies. Education facilities providing support in literacy, numeracy and I.T plus an extensive programme of 'Living Skills'.
Rooms and charges
£9.80pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 12
- Total spaces: 12
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
- Disabled facilities: 1 ground floor bedroom and toilet are accessible to person with mobility problems.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.
Up to 11pm. No overnight guests.
Long Eaton train station - 20 minutes walk. Bus R5.
Currently have 25 volunteers. Help with food bank, computer skills, befriending, skills sharing, admin, fundraising. Phone 0115 946 4903 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Food, furniture, money. Phone 0115 946 4903 or email email@example.com for details.
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