Making Space - Blackburn Supported Housing

Referral address

c/o 46 Allen Street

Referral phone

01925 571680

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single people with housing and long term mental health support needs. Must have a local connection to the borough of Blackburn with Darwen.

Who we cannot help

Applications are considered on a case by case basis but a significant history of arson, violence or offending would be unlikely to be suitable for this service.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 99

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Most referrals come from the Community Mental Health Teams.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write for an application form, completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview. Require information from supporting agencies, eg care coordinator, psychiatrist, GP.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 2 years
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Support Worker is based on site Monday to Friday and can assist with maintaining tenancy & property, finances, staying safe & accessing local services. Additional support can be provided via individual budgets if the local authority will commission

Rooms and charges

Residents pay their own bills direct to utilities.

  • Flat: 14
  • Total spaces: 14


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 flat is accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Enclosed courtyard with benches

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support. Assured shorthold tenancy with possibility of assured tenancy.


Can stay overnight.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Primrose Ct is 5 minutes’ walk from Blackburn town centre with its bus station & shopping facilities


Up to date Information available on our website


Up to date Information available on our website

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Making Space - Blackburn Supported Housing 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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