Mosscare St Vincent’s Housing Group - Blackburn with Darwen Foyer
1a Princes Street
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs, Must be committed to programme of training, education and independent living. Local connection to Blackburn with Darwen preferred.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists, Schedule 1 offenders and people with a history of violence.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Referrals only from BwD Housing Needs Dept. (16-25)
Form completed by applicant and referral agency where applicable. Interview. Require proof of ID.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 4 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
5 full time support staff available Mon-Fri 8am-7pm. Security on-site at night. Compulsory keywork system with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every six months. Staff offer practical and emotional support and help with independent living skills.
Rooms and charges
£4.51 required from residents in receipt of benefits. This includes wi-fi to all rooms
- Flats: 46
- Total spaces: 46
- Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: 1 flat adapted for a wheelchair user.
- Other facilities: 2 communal Lounges, IT suite, Health and wellbeing suite, private garden and car parking facilities.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Alcohol and smoking allowed in own flats, not in communal areas. Licence agreement.
Must be signed in. Overnight guests with staff permission.
Blackburn bus station – 5 min walk Blackburn central train station – 5 min
Daily engagement activities on offer – cooking, lifeskills, art & craft sessions, Passport to Housing.
Food donations of tins and non perishable goods.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Mosscare St Vincent’s Housing Group - Blackburn with Darwen 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.