Great Places Housing Group - Bluebell Court

Referral address

2 Hollybank Street
St Helens
WA9 1EG

Referral phone

01744 740530

Referral email

bluebellcourt@greatplaces.org.uk

Website

http://www.greatplaces.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless women aged 16-52 in need of support, including those leaving local authority care and those escaping from domestic violence. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Those convicted of arson, sex offenders or with a history of violence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 52

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals or referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from Probation Service, Social Services, Connexions, schools and colleges, and housing advice centres.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in 8am-8pm daily. Application form and interview. Prefer to meet with Probation Officers and social workers wherever possible. Require 2 references and history of accommodation for last 5 years.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time, 1 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keyworker system with weekly meetings. Staff provide help with accessing training, employment, health care and welfare rights advice.

Rooms and charges

Contact project for details of ineligible costs.

  • Flat: 20
  • Total spaces: 20

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 flat is fully accessible to wheelchair users with wide doorways, wet room, low level appliances.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support. Alcohol allowed on premises for over 18s. Smoking allowed in own rooms and garden only. Excluded licence agreement.

Visitors

2 at a time between 10am-11pm. 1 overnight guest with staff permission. Approved visitor list.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

St Helens train station and main bus terminus - 10 minutes walk.

Donations

Food, clothes. Email bluebellcourt@greatplaces.org.uk or phone 01744 740530 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Great Places Housing Group - Bluebell Court 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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