Nacro - Westminster Ex-offenders Project

Referral address

c/o Westminster Housing Options
101 Orchardson Street
London
NW8 8EA

Referral phone

020 7641 1000

Referral email

joluonye@wcchos.org.uk

Website

http://www.nacro.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless male ex-offenders with low to medium support needs. Must have a local connection and be referred via Westminster Probation.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals via Westminster Probation.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write. Application form, completed by prospective resident and referral agency. Interview. Risk assessment. Require proof of ID, eg passport, prison licence, birth certificate. Also require PSR and Probation reports (Oasys report).

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4.5 full time staff based at on-site office in 10 bed project Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat, 9.30-5.30pm, emergency on-call system. Staff visit the other project weekly. Compulsory keywork system, with minimum of monthly meetings, deliver support around Outcomes Star principles. Support plan with agreed outcomes devised with external support agencies, reviewed regularly. Residents are expected to be assessed or involved in education, employment or training. Staff provide support around life skills, meaningful occupation and preventing re-offending.

Rooms and charges

Approx £20.07pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 16
  • Studio: 4
  • Total spaces: 20

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms partly furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend keywork sessions and residents' meetings. Smoking and alcohol allowed in own room only. Assured shorthold tenancy.

Visitors

To 11pm, must be accompanied at all times, no under 18s. Overnight guests allowed.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Office: Bayswater, Queensway, Notting Hill and Westbourne Park tubes.

Volunteering

Currently have 1 volunteer. Phone 020 7221 7050 for further information.


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