Midland Heart - Rolfe House

Referral address

Housing Options
Smethwick
B66 2AR

Referral phone

569 6000 option 3

Referral email

Website

http://www.sandwellhousing.gov.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 18 Applicants must have a local connection to Sandwell or West Bromwich.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 64

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. All referrals via Single Referral Panel Housing Options.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in daily 24 hours or write. Application form completed by prospective resident. Interview. Require proof of ID and additional information from referring agency.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time, 2 part time day staff, 2 full time night staff. Keyworker system (6 residents per worker), monthly meetings and action plans with agreed outcomes. Keywork system includes other agencies working with resident. Provide advice and support around benefits, basic life skills, literacy and numeracy, and accessing education, training and employment.

Rooms and charges

£10.30pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 24
  • Total spaces: 24

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with ensuite facilities.
  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed in communal areas. Smoking allowed in own room only. Must be in education, training or employment. Licence agreement.

Visitors

2 overnight stays a week, maximum of 3 visitors per scheme per night.

User participation

%author:field_user_participation


Further information

Public transport

Bus 80, 87, 129. Smethwick Rolfe Street train station - 2 minutes walk.

Donations

Tinned, dried food, clothes, non-electrical household goods, vouchers. Email William.hughes@midlandheart.org.uk for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Midland Heart - Rolfe House 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. 

Other services nearby