Homes with Support Squared – Betty McKean House 2

Referral address

1a Durbar Road
Luton
Bedfordshire
LU4 8BA

Referral phone

01582 454178

Referral email

support@squared.org.uk

Website

http://www.squared.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless women aged between 16-25 with young babies up to 5 years old with support needs. Including those with alcohol, drug or mental health problems who have some existing support. Priority given to those with a local connection to Luton.

Who we cannot help

People with support needs which cannot be met by the project. People who present an unacceptable risk. Arsonists and those with a recent history of violence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency including: Luton Borough Council, probation service, police, prison, Homeless Partnership, mental health services, drug and alcohol services and social service

Referral procedure

Call in, phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write for application form, completed by applicant (and referral agency if applicable). Interview, needs and risk assessment. Require proof of ID for eligibility for benefits, eg NI card, passport.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time staff and waking night cover. 24hours on-call manager. Weekly coaching sessions. Support plans reviewed monthly. Staff offer advice and support with independent living skills, health issues, liaising with specialist support agencies.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 10
  • Total spaces: 10

Facilities

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  • Disabled facilities: One flat with adaptations to accommodate people with disabilities.

Rules and policies

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Project within walking distance or bus ride to town centre, Luton Railway Station and local amenities and facilities.

Volunteering

We are currently establishing a volunteering service more information to follow.

Donations

Bed linen, towels, toiletries, food and monetary donations. Please email office@squared.org.uk for more information.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Homes with Support Squared – Betty McKean House 2 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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