Catalyst - Swan Foyer

Referral address

137-139 High Street
Berkhamsted
HP4 3HH

Referral phone

01442 384344

Referral email

swan.foyer@chg.org.uk

Website

http://www.chg.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people with support needs. Must have local connection at some point to Dacorum Borough Council area of 10 years or family/siblings have resided for a total of 10 years. Must be in, or prepared to engage with education, employment or training.

Who we cannot help

Sex offenders and arsonists.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone, email or call in for referral form Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Interview with support needs and risk assessments.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time and 5 part-time staff on-site 7am-11pm, sleep-in cover 11pm-8am. Keywork system (5 residents max per worker but varies), weekly keywork meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide support with independent living skills and help with accessing education, employment and training.

Rooms and charges

£14.70 a week required from residents in receipt of benefits

  • Single: 18
  • Crash Pad 1
  • Total spaces: 18

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Activity room, computer, wifi.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must take part in accredited learning. No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Licence agreement.

Visitors

All visitors must be registered with ID before being allowed on site.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Bus stop is 1 minute and train station 6 minutes away

Volunteering

No volunteering

Donations

Non-perishable food, money. Email swan.foyer@chg.org.uk or phone 01442 384344 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Catalyst - Swan Foyer 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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