Mosscare St Vincent’s Housing Group - Blackburn with Darwen Foyer

Referral address

1a Princes Street
Blackburn
BB2 1LS

Referral phone

01254 222030

Referral email

Website

http://www.msvhousing.co.uk


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

Referral agencies

Referrals only from BwD Housing Needs Dept. (16-25)

Referral procedure

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

Support offered

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

Facilities

  • 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.

Visitors

Must be signed in. Overnight guests with staff permission.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Blackburn bus station – 5 min walk Blackburn central train station – 5 min

Volunteering

Daily engagement activities on offer – cooking, lifeskills, art & craft sessions, Passport to Housing.

Donations

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. 

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