Nacro - Westminster Ex-offenders Project
c/o Westminster Housing Options
101 Orchardson Street
020 7641 1000
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
Only accept referrals via Westminster Probation.
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
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
- 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.
To 11pm, must be accompanied at all times, no under 18s. Overnight guests allowed.
Office: Bayswater, Queensway, Notting Hill and Westbourne Park tubes.
Currently have 1 volunteer. Phone 020 7221 7050 for further information.
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