Salvation Army - Witham Lodge

Referral address

Public Health Team Gateway System
15/17 The Avenue
Lincoln
LN1 1PD

Referral email

theavenue@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Website

http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people, including ex-offenders, those with mental health, drug or alcohol problems, and women escaping domestic violence. Must have a local connection to Lincolnshire. Dogs can now be accepted on a four day trial.

Who we cannot help

Sex offenders. May take arsonists and people with a history of violence, subject to risk assessment and individual decision.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals sent through Gateway system "The Avenue".

Referral procedure

All referrals to be filled out by local agencies and sent to Gateway system The Avenue

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 6months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time and 19 part time staff, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system (10 residents per key worker), two meetings per week. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed as necessary. Staff provide advice and support with life skills, budgeting, sexual health and accessing employment.

Rooms and charges

£11.69 required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 50
  • Total spaces: 50

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with ensuite facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 wheelchair user can be accommodated. Adapted shower and kitchen. Warden Call system.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, computer suite, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in own room and garden only. 28 day licence agreement.

Visitors

In common room or garden only, 9am-9pm daily, 1 hour per visit.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Skegness train station and bus station - 2 minutes walk.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Email chris.hartley@salvationsarmy.org.uk for details.


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