Freedom Communities

Referral address

Croscombe Barton
EX35 6JW

Referral phone

01598 753558

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single men with support needs, including ex-offenders and people with drug, alcohol and other life controlling problems. (Not necessarily need to be homeless) No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 21
  • Maximum age accepted: 55

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone, call in Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm or write for application form, completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time and 2 part time staff plus 4-6 volunteers, 24 hour cover. Keywork system (2-3 residents per worker), 1-2 compulsory keywork meetings per week. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed weekly. Staff provide support around independent living skills.

Rooms and charges

Residents pay 75% of whatever benefits they receive as a top-up.

  • Single: 10
  • Total spaces: 10


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, some with washbasins or ensuite showers.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in designated area only. Licence agreement.


Sat 12 noon-7pm, after 3 months. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bus from rural projects 2 miles away. Both move on projects have easy access to transport.


Volunteer programme. Opportunities available to help with admin support, driving, befriending, computer training, counselling and fundraising. Phone or email for further information.


Clothing, food, household goods and money. Phone or email for details.

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