Salvation Army - Hope House

Referral address

Milton Road
Portsmouth
PO3 6BA

Referral phone

023 9273 6544

Referral email

Website

http://www.salvationarmy.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people, usually with a local connection, including people with alcohol, drug and mental health problems. Can accommodate people with dogs.

Who we cannot help

Carry out individual risk assessments.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Portsmouth City Council. Referral can be made there by probation, mental health services and HMP. Can accept referrals direct from prison.

Referral procedure

If a vacancy is available and applicant meets criteria, interview. Require as much background history as possible on applicant.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

12 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keyworker system with regular meetings. Staff offer advice on benefits, training, employment and life skills (including cooking, budgeting, personal hygiene). Referrals to specialist agencies for support around alcohol, drugs and mental health issues. Fully staffed IT training suite.

Rooms and charges

£14.91pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 24
  • Total spaces: 24

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
  • Disabled facilities: One ensuite bedroom equipped for a wheelchair user.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Residents must be self medicating. Smoking in own room and outside only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Daily 9am-9pm. No overnight guests.


Further information

Public transport

Fratton train station - 15 minutes walk. Stagecoach bus 21 - 1 minute walk.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Email emma.broadbent@salvationarmy.co.uk for details.


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