Connect HA - Hollinbank House

Referral address

1 Lavender Croft
off Hollinbank Lane
Heckmondwike
WF16 9RX

Referral phone

01924 412690

Referral email

hollinbank@connecthousing.org.uk

Website

http://www.connecthousing.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-22 with support needs.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 22

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone, call in or write for an application form, completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview. Require proof of ID, eg birth certificate, passport, official letter.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 month
  • Maximum stay: 6 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time and 2 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (2-6 residents per key worker), weekly meetings. Needs assessments and support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Compulsory support programme. Staff offer personal support, help with independent living skills, and advice on housing and careers.

Rooms and charges

£12.44pw required from hostel residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 8
  • Flat: 14
  • Total spaces: 22

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Compulsory support programme. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in own rooms. Licence agreement (hostel), assured shorthold tenancy (flats).

Visitors

Can stay overnight in flats. No visitors allowed in hostel.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Dewsbury train station - 15 minutes walk. Buses 221, 268, X33.

Donations

Clothes, food, small household goods and money. Email hollinbank@connecthousing.org.uk for donation enquiries.


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