Signposts - Luton

Referral address

280-282 Dunstable Road
Luton
LU4 8JN

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?

Single homeless people with support needs, including those with drug, alcohol or mental health problems and people with a history of offending. Priority given to people living in Luton.

Who we cannot help

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

  • 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 24 hours, call in 9am-5pm daily or write for an application form, completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview. Require psychiatric reports, details of offending and other relevant information.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

7 full time and 2 part time staff, plus volunteer, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (3-4 residents per key worker), weekly keywork meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide support around benefits, daily living skills, education and employment, family and cultural needs, developing independence.

Rooms and charges

£30pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 19
  • Total spaces: 19

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, training suite, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support and attend residents' meetings. No alcohol allowed. Smoking in garden shelter only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

In communal areas, until 9.30pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Luton train station - 30 minutes walk. Buses 31, 38.


Is this page accurate?

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