Elim HA - The Forecastle

Referral address

The Forecastle
2 Down Road
BS35 3JE

Referral phone

01454 868005

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs and people in housing need. Must have a local connection to South Gloucestershire.

Who we cannot help

Those with a history of violence, harassment or arson. Current drug users without support. Schedule 1 offenders.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from South Gloucestershire Council Homeless Section.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-4pm for an application form, completed by applicant prior to interview at the Forecastle. Two references required.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 full time and 1 part time staff on site Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, 24 hour on-call system. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 6-8 weeks. Staff help with applications for benefits and re-housing. Compulsory support meetings.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 17
  • Total spaces: 18


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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Buses 309, 310 to Thornbury and Bristol - 1 minute walk.


One volunteer who runs a fortnightly Skills for Life cooking session. Applications welcome for volunteers to support with gardening and bike project - call 01454 885718 for details.


Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 01454 885718 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Elim HA - The Forecastle 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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