Longhurst Group – Bala House Homeless Hostel
63 Barrowby Road
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people with support needs. Priority given to applicants who are street homeless. All referrals completed via The Avenue.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists, sex offenders and those with a history of violence.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: 99
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Call in or phone Monday to Friday 8 - 10pm. Saturday and Sunday 10am - 10pm. All referral should be made via The Avenue by agencies. Any individuals self-referring will have their information added to The Avenue by staff on site.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 8 weeks
- Maximum stay: 3 months
Support and accommodation
2 full time support staff and 1 part time support worker. 2 full time night porters. Staff on site 24 hours during Monday - Friday. Saturday and Sunday on site from 10am. Keywork system (2-3 residents per worker), weekly meetings. Support plans reviewed fortnightly. Staff give advice, support with living skills, and help around access to employment and volunteering. Life skills groups
Rooms and charges
£7 per week.
- Single: 6
- Total spaces: 6
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Communal lounge/kitchen area, communal bathroom. One en-suite bathroom.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must participate in programme of support and attend residents' meetings. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own room and garden only. Licence agreement.
No personal visitors are allowed on site.
Train station - 10 mins walk.
Bedding, household goods, clothing
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Longhurst Group – Bala House Homeless Hostel 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.