Newark Emmaus Trust
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 16-25, including young mothers and babies, young pregnant women aged 16-25, ex-offenders and people with histories of alcohol and substance abuse. Priority given to people with a Newark and Sherwood connection.
Who we cannot help
May not accept those with a history of arson, serious violence or sex offences.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency and Local Authority.From Aug 2015 Direct referrals can be made and young people do not have to be approved by the local authority priority waiting list system.
Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-11pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5pm for an application form or to arrange an interview.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 8 weeks
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
15 full/part time staff 24/7. Keywork system (2-4 residents per keyworker), weekly meetings. Staff support with welfare benefits, accessing education and training, cooking, hygiene, laundry and health matters. Residents' activity programme. Basic training in a range of skills, including City & Guilds qualifications in literacy, numeracy, IT, and parenting skills are also provided.
Rooms and charges
£24.25pw required from residents receiving benefits.
- Single: 18
- Bedsit: 6
- Flat/house: 10
- Total spaces: 34
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished with equipment, soft furnishings and towels.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must participate in programme of support and cleaning rota.Attendance at House meetings/ residents programme expected. No smoking allowed in communal areas. Licence agreement.
Must leave by 11pm. Maximum of 2 visitors per resident. Overnight guests with 24 hours notice.
Newark Northgate train station - 5 minutes walk. Newark Castle station - 10 minutes walk.
Tinned/packet foods, new towels, bedding. Email Jackie@nwarkemmaustrust.co.uk or phone 01636 612892 for details.
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