Homeless in Blackpool - Vincent House

Referral address

Housing Options
South King Street
Blackpool
FY1 4TR

Referral email

housingoptions@blackpool.gov.uk

Website

http://www.blackpool.gov.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people. Can accept people with substance misuse problems providing that they are prepared to attend treatment programmes. Must have local connection to Blackpool.

Who we cannot help

People with convictions for sexual offences or arson.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Blackpool Housing Options.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4.30pm. Brief interview to ensure applicants meet admission criteria and obtain any other relevant background information.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 4 weeks
  • Maximum stay: 9 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time support staff, sleep-in cover. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Support tailored to residents' needs covering basic life skills (eg cooking, budgeting), support and help with finding training or employment and identifying move-on options. Participation in support programme is a condition of residence. Referrals to external specialists as required.

Rooms and charges

£29.50pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 14
  • Total spaces: 14

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and TVs.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in support programme and cleaning rota. No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Agreement for residence form.

Visitors

In ground floor communal rooms only. Must leave by 10pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Bus 11 - bus stop 5 minutes walk.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Homeless in Blackpool - Vincent House 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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