Home Group - Norman House
Supported Accommodation Referrals Team
Islington Customer Centre
222 Upper Street
020 7527 3360, 4656 or 8282
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Male ex-offenders aged over 18 who are in housing need and under statutory supervision of the London Probation Board. Priority to those with a local connection to LB Islington.
Who we cannot help
Men with unmanageable addictive behaviour. Men who may be a danger to staff or other residents.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: 65
How to get a referral
Only accept referrals from Islington Council Supporting People Team.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for application form. Require MG16, most recent risk assessment and details of any psychiatric involvement.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: None
- Maximum stay: 1 year
Support and accommodation
7 staff, 24 hour sleep-in cover. Compulsory linkworker system with meetings fortnightly at first. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. 3-way meetings with Probation Board encouraged. Staff provide help with welfare benefits and support with achieving independent living skills, gaining access to training, participating in the community and taking responsibility for their lives.
Rooms and charges
£8.98pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 15
- Total spaces: 15
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with ensuite bathrooms.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Lounge, games room, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must attend keywork sessions. No alcohol or gambling allowed. Smoking allowed in own room. Licence agreement.
Must leave by 11pm. No overnight guests. No children aged under 18 allowed in the hostel.
Project: Highbury & Islington tube - 10 minutes walk. Buses 4, 19, 236.
Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 020 7704 2857 for details.
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