Signposts - Dunstable

Referral address

129-133 High Street South
Dunstable
LU6 3SQ

Referral phone

01582 722629 op 1 op 5 ext 2020

Referral email

admissions@signpostsluton.co.uk

Website

http://www.signpostsso.com


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-65 with support needs. Local connection preferred. If over the age of 29 then move on may not necessary be on Dunstable.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone daily 24 hours or call in 9am-5pm. Application form completed by prospective resident and agency prior to interview. Needs assessment. Require proof of ID and risk assessment. Psychiatric assessment and PSR report if appropriate.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

7 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keyworker system, with meetings weekly or as necessary. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed weekly to quarterly. Provide support around independent living skills, health issues, anger management training, advocacy and help with accessing other services, eg counselling, education and training.

Rooms and charges

£16-£30.85pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 25
  • Total spaces: 34

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: 5 wheelchair users can be accommodated in stage 1. Ramps and grab rails.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Stage 1: no alcohol. Stage 2: no alcohol in communal areas. Smoking in garden only. Must attend residents' meetings. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Until 10pm. In designated areas in stage 1, in own rooms in stage 2. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Donations

Food, single bedding, cutlery, plates - phone 01582 670676 or email sarahlear@signpostsluton.co.uk for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Signposts - Dunstable 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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