Padstones

Referral address

Reedham House
2 Britwell Road
Burnham
SL1 8AG

Referral phone

01628 660872

Referral email

Website

http://www.padstones.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-19. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders and people with a history of violence. Class A drug users and chronic alcoholics.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 19

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone daily 8am-11pm. Application form completed by prospective resident and agency. Interview. Require proof of ID, references and background reports.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time and 5 part time staff, 4 volunteers, sleep-in cover. Compulsory keywork system (2-3 residents per keyworker), meetings at least weekly. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed as needed. Provide advice and support around life skills, literacy and numeracy, and accessing education and training.

Rooms and charges

£15.80pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 17
  • Total spaces: 17

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Must attend keywork meetings. Licence agreement and assured shorthold tenancy.

Visitors

At discretion of staff and subject to risk assessment. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Burnham train station.

Volunteering

Currently have 11 volunteers, help with legal and HR matters. Phone 01628 660872 for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 01628 660872 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Padstones 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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