OPENhouse

Referral address

Dispersed properties project
Gloucester Street
Stroud
Gloucestershire
GL5 1QG

Referral phone

01453 759400

Referral email

info@openhouse.me.uk

Website

https://ophouse.org/


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 in housing need with a local connection to Stroud District. Applicants must be willing to pursue employment, education or training.

Who we cannot help

Do not normally consider people who have a history of arson, violence or sex offences or users of Class A drugs.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Stroud District Council via Youth Housing Allocations meetings.

Referral procedure

Applicants for some accommodation have to be on Stroud District Council's housing register. Write, phone or call in Mon-Fri 10am-6pm. Application form. Interview. Risk assessment. Require proof of ID and references.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: ? 1 Month
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time and 2 part time staff, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system (5 residents per key worker) with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least every six months. Staff offer support around life skills, budgeting, cooking, employment, education, training and personal development.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 10
  • Flat: 3
  • Total spaces: 10

Facilities

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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Stroud train and bus stations - 5 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Established volunteer scheme, 8-10 currently, help with education support, organising activities, admin including health & safety. Contact project for further information.

Donations

Food, household goods, money. Contact project for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for OPENhouse 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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