Longhurst Group - Paine's Mill Foyer
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs. Applicants must be committed to developing their training, education and employment opportunities. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to Huntingdonshire.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from Huntingdon District Council and Connexions.
Phone, call in Mon-Fri 8am-10pm or write. Application form. Interview. Require proof of ID and background information. Successful applicants placed on waiting list.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1-3 Months
- Maximum stay: 2 Years
Support and accommodation
3 full time and 2 part time staff plus 2 night porters, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system (6 residents per key worker) with monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff offer guidance with regard to life skills, independent living, literacy and numeracy, employment, training and education. On-site support from Connexions, Learn Direct and 'Natural High'.
Rooms and charges
- Bedsit: 19
- Total spaces: 19
- Food: %author:field_hostels_food
- Disabled facilities: 1 unit fully wheelchair accessible with adapted ensuite bathroom and kitchen.
Rules and policies
St Neots train station - 20 minutes walk.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Longhurst Group - Paine's Mill Foyer 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.