Centrepoint - Widecombe Close Homeless Link

Referral address

1-3 Widecombe Close
Harold Hill
Romford
London
RM3 8PL

Referral phone

020 7423 6926

Referral email

n.fletcher@centrepoint.org

Website

http://www.centrepoint.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Semi independent living for 18 – 25 year olds who are looked after young people in Social Services/ Leaving Care Team from the London Bourough of Havering. Applicants must have a connection to Havering.

Who we cannot help

Young people who are unwilling to utilise the service appropriately or commit to some type of learning or work.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from LB Havering, Looked After, Children Services Placement Team.

Referral procedure

Referral form completed by applicant and agency. Require background information from referral agency, including probation and psychiatric reports if applicable. Interview.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 10 months
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3.5 staff on rota with waking night Conciarge, 24 hour waking cover. Supported Housing Officers on site. Support and development plan with agreed outcomes, reviewed regularly. Expected to engage in on-site learning services eg job search, careers advice, computer training (ECDL), life skills and learning workshops.

Rooms and charges

£10.93 service charged payable by the claimant. HB applications made to cover the rental charge.

  • Single: 6
  • Total spaces: 6

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 ground floor room accessible by wheelchairs .
  • Other facilities: TV lounge.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Alcohol not allowed in communal areas. No smoking on premises. Licence agreement.

Visitors

1 guest per resident between 9am-9pm, need photo ID. No under 16s.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Romford train station. Buses 174, 498.

Volunteering

Centrepoint has an established volunteering programme. Phone head office on 0845 466 3400 or email volunteering@centrepoint.org for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods - phone 0845 466 3400 for details. financial donations made via www.centrepoint.org.uk or donation line, 0800 232 320.


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