Grow House

Referral address

36 Rickmansworth Road
Watford
WD18 7HT

Referral phone

01923 256189

Referral email

growhostel@uwclub.net

Website

http://www.growhostel.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men aged 25-60. Prioritise men with alcohol and drug addictions. Accept ex-offenders. Priority given to applicants from Watford and Three Rivers areas.

Who we cannot help

Those with a history of violence, arson or child abuse.

  • Minimum age accepted: 25
  • Maximum age accepted: 60

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals or referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Contact by phone 10am-4pm. Application form completed by potential resident and agency. Interview. New residents are accepted on a 14 day trial basis.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 4 weeks
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time and 2 part time staff, plus volunteers, 24 hour cover. Residents meet with a member of staff at least weekly for advice and support around benefits, employment and move-on options. Residents have action plans with agreed outcomes. Weekly workshops and therapeutic classes. Refer residents to the local drug and alcohol unit if necessary.

Rooms and charges

£29.50pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 13
  • Shared 4
  • Total spaces: 21

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: All buildings are wheel chair accessible, no ensuite bathrooms to ground floor bedrooms.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Compulsory program of support. No alcohol or drugs allowed on the premises. Smoking in garden only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

In lounge and garden only. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Watford Junction station - 20 minutes walk.


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