New Roots Housing Project

Referral address

2 Overend Rd
S80 1QF

Referral phone

01909 501732

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless or vulnerably housed people aged 16-21 including teenage parents. Accept couples with individual support needs. May accommodate non-dependent partners in dispersed accommodation. No local connection required. Pets not allowed.

Who we cannot help

"We may be unable to meet the needs of people with a history of serious violence, arson or sexual offences. Also people with long term or problematic drug use."

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via FamilyServices via A1 request and assessment form completed with through Family Services/New Roots. Direct to New Roots for floating support.

Referral procedure

Interviews arranged through New Roots which are then assessed by Family Services.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time, 1 part time staff available 24/7. Keywork system with regular meetings. Staff provide help and advice with independent living skills and accessing employment, education or training. High level of daily support. Support workers visit residents once or twice a week, sometimes daily, in dispersed or shared units.

Rooms and charges

Ineligibles £12.43, £13.14, £12.72

  • Single: 41
  • Total spaces: 41


  • Furnishings: Shared:fully furnished. Dispersed:bed, white goods, carpet and curtains.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 room is fully wheelchair accessible, with ensuite facilities.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden. Kitchen in shared only.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support. No alcohol allowed on the premises for under 18s. Smoking only allowed in garden. Assured shorthold tenancy in dispersed and licenced in shared accommodation. No smoking rules apply.


Maximum 2 visitors per person on shared scheme, until 11pm. Overnight guests with permission.

User participation


Further information


Currently have 15 volunteers, assist with befriending, admin support, cooking skills and trustees. See website or phone 01909 501732 for further information.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for New Roots Housing Project 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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