Salvation Army - Bramwell House

Referral address

Heaton Street

Referral phone

01254 677338

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to the area.

Who we cannot help

People convicted of offences against women and children. Arsonists.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Priority is made for applicants with a local connection to the area. Referrals are to be made through Housing Needs.

Referral procedure

Referrals are made to the centre from Housing Needs. Upon completion of the referral, the applicant is to attend the centre where an interview will take place.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

15 full time and 2 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Staff offer life skills training, help with claiming benefits, basic counselling, information and advice. Regular residents' meetings. Social activities and outings. Each client will have their own Support Worker where they will meet on a regular basis and complete a Support Plan.

Rooms and charges

£35.15pw required from residents in receipt of benefits. £21.70pw for Clients who are living in Resettlement.

  • Single: 49
  • Total spaces: 55


  • Furnishings: Bed, Wardrobes, Chest of Drawers and Sink.
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  • Disabled facilities: One room is specially adapted with ensuite facilities.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, Wellbeing Room, Computer Suite, Garden

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Licence agreement, initially for 28 days.


In public areas only between 9.30am-4.00pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Blackburn train and bus station - 5 minutes walk.


3 volunteers currently. Call the project on 01254 677338.


We accept all donations of clothing, food, household items etc. Call the project on 01254 677338.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Salvation Army - Bramwell House 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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