Local Solutions - Homeground
286-316 Scotland Road
0151 600 3541
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people with complex support needs aged 16-21. Priority given to those with local connection. Unless reough sleeping
Who we cannot help
People with a history of violence, or recent or serious arson. People with support needs which cannot be met by the project. People with drug problems who are not seeking help. May not accept some sex offenders.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 21
How to get a referral
Young people who want to access the service must complete a Mainstay assessment at one of the Mainstay assessment points. This is how people in Liverpool who are homeless or at risk of homelessness access support. More information here. The hostel also accepts direct referrals from Liverpool Social services for young people.
There is an agency referral form or for self referrals a form can be completed at an assessment point, where staff will be available to assist you. Assessment Points for each day will be displayed via this website: mainstayliverpool.org.uk Agency Referrals forms can be sent direct to the MainStay Team.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 4 weeks
- Maximum stay: 12 months
Support and accommodation
9 full time and 4 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. key worker system with Outcomes Star support planning and assessment, reviewed monthly. Covers meaningful use of time, managing money, social networks and relationship, motivation and taking responsibility, physical health, emotional and mental health, drug and alcohol misuse, self care and living skills, managing tenancy and accommodation, offending.
Rooms and charges
£7pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 20
- Total spaces: 20
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: Grab rails in shower rooms.
- Other facilities: Lounge, recreation room, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Residents must participate in programme of support. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.
In own rooms, Fri and Weds 6pm-9pm, and Sat and Sun 4pm-9pm. No overnight guests.
Buses 47, 52, 53, 55, 300 to city centre - stop 2 mins walk.
Currently have 3 volunteers, help with admin support, art projects and resident activities. Phone 0151 709 0990 for further information.
Food, clothes, household goods, money,. Phone 0151 709 0990 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Local Solutions - Homeground 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.