Solo Housing - Norfolk Visiting Support

Referral address

12a Nicholas Street
Diss
Norfolk
IP22 4LB

Referral phone

01379 640250

Referral email

info@solohousing.org

Website

http://www.solohousing.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Low Needs single homeless people with support needs e.g. ex-offenders or people with alcohol, drug or mental health problems or other issues causing vulnerability. Local connection not required. No Couples, pets by permission.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone call email or write. Application form to be completed by prospective resident prior to interview. Proof of ID required and background information from other agencies working with applicant.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time and 1 part time staff available that cover South Norfolk and Breckland area. Available 9 – 5pm. Emergency on call system. key workers support approx. 10 residents with resident visits at least fortnightly. Support plans agreed and reviewed every 6 months. Provide support around independent living skills, training, employment, mental health, drug and alcohol misuse, confidence and engaging with the community.

Rooms and charges

£4.57 - £13.12 per week from residents on benefits in shared accommodation. Residents in single self-contained properties pay own bills.

  • House: 22
  • Bedsit: 4
  • Flat: 10
  • Total spaces: 40

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Properties fully furnished (no TV)
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  • Disabled facilities: Adaptions / aids can be put in place depending on disability needs.
  • Other facilities: Lounge at most properties and some have a garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Residents must engage with support offered. Smoking and alcohol allowed in own room. Assured shorthold tenancy or Licence Agreement.

Visitors

No under 18s permitted at properties visitors can stay overnight with staff agreement

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

All properties are accessible to Public Transport usually within a 20 min walking distance.

Volunteering

Volunteering program through external organisations for a variety of skilled and unskilled residents. Activities range from gardening, retail, catering. Contact us on 01379640250 for more information.

Donations

Food, Toiletries, Household Goods, money. Contact us on 01379 640 250 for more information.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Solo Housing - Norfolk Visiting Support 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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