Self Help Community Housing Association

Referral address

12 King Square Avenue
Stokes Croft

Referral phone

0117 970 5400

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with low-medium support needs and statutory homeless families nominated by the local authority. Must have a local connection to Bristol.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals via Bristol City Council?s Housing Support Register.

Referral procedure

Drop in to a Bristol City Council customer service point or phone Self Help for further information. Application form. Interview. Require proof of ID. Risk assessment.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3.5 full time equivalent staff available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Keywork system (20-25 residents per keyworker), regular meetings as required. Support plans with agreed outcomes. Staff provide advice about welfare benefits, housing, move-on options, referral to health agencies. Practical help with completing forms.

Rooms and charges

There are no ineligible charges to residents.

  • Single: 50
  • Flat: 15
  • Houses: 15
  • Total spaces: 80


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

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Assured shorthold tenancy or licence agreement, depending on type or accommodation.


No restrictions. In shared housing visitors can stay overnight for 2 nights per week.

User participation


Further information

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