House of Mercy - Accommodation

Referral address

1 Edwin Street
Gravesend
DA12 1EH

Referral phone

01474 329514

Referral email

manager@houseofmercyhostel.org

Website

https://www.houseofmercygravesend.com/


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders and people with a history of violence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from Gravesham Borough Council's Homeless Unit and from the CAB.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in Mon-Fri 10am-4pm to arrange interview, where application form is completed. Need two proofs of ID, eg passport, NI card, medical card, signing-on book.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 6 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff and 20 volunteers, sleep-in cover. Keywork system (2 residents per keyworker), weekly keywork meetings. Staff provide support with independent living skills, budgeting, shopping, writing a CV and finding accommodation.

Rooms and charges

£19.74pw (shared room), £21.82pw (single room)required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single 6
  • Total spaces: 6

Facilities

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

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Can smoke in the garden only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

In the sitting room. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Gravesend train station - 5 minutes walk.


Is this page accurate?

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