Impact Living - Sheffield

Referral address

Wilfred Drive
Darnall
Sheffield
S9 3WA

Referral phone

0114 243 1850

Referral email

info@impactliving.org

Website

http://www.impactliving.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-30, who are at risk or vulnerable, with support needs or in need of additional support in relation to mental health problems. Can accept couples, no local connection required.

Who we cannot help

People with a history of arson or serious violence. Sex offenders. People with a history of drug misuse or criminal behaviour will be assessed on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 30

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals or referrals from any professional agency / organisation.

Referral procedure

Phone, call in to office daily 9am-5pm or email for application form, or apply online via website. Forms completed by referral agency and prospective resident. Interview to assess support needs and suitability. Require ID and proof of income for housing.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time staff available Mon-Fri 9am – 6pm. Emergency on call service. Staff provide advice and assistance with independent living skills, housing related issues, income, healthy living, mental health, employment, education and training, basic numeracy and literacy, CV writing and job searching. Basic support visits take place once a week for 1 hour. Additional support packages available subject to assessment and funding available.

Rooms and charges

£21.58 per week required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Flat: 25
  • Total spaces: 25

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Flats partly furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: Limited number of ground floor flats available.
  • Other facilities: Meeting / conference room, laundry, gym equipment, pool table, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

6 month Assured Shorthold Tenancy. No alcohol allowed on the premises for under 18s. No alcohol in communal areas. No Smoking. Must access all support on offer as part of the tenancy.

Visitors

To 12 midnight. Guests must have ID and fill in form. Overnight guests only with management permission.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

52 bus, 3 minute walk to nearest bus stop. Tram, 5 minute walk to nearest tram stop.

Volunteering

Happy to accept volunteers who wish to befriend or set up / run diversionary activities for service users, fundraise or provide ideas to help in the support of service users. Email sharon.brown@impactliving.org or phone 0114 243 1850 for further information.

Donations

Clothing, food parcels, furnishings, bedding, kitchenware, children’s & baby items, Gifts for Christmas / birthdays. Money donations accepted through Justgiving or in person for diversionary activities & supporting our service users. Contact us on 0114 243 1850 or email nicola.doran@impactliving.org


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Impact Living - Sheffield 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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