Southern Housing Group - Atkinson House
29 Atkinson Drive
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single people aged 16-25. No local connection required.
Who we cannot help
Schedule 1 offenders and anyone with a serious current drug or alcohol problem.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Accept referrals from any agency with Supporting People referral form. 16-18 year olds and care leavers must be referred by targeted Youth Support or Social Services.
Application form and interviews. Require Supporting People papers. Take current resident mix into account when deciding on applications.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1 week
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
4 full time and 2 part time staff, sleep-in cover. key worker system with regular meetings. Staff offer help with life skills, counselling, benefits applications, access to education and training.
Rooms and charges
£6.32pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 8
- Total spaces: 8
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, some with washbasins.
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- Disabled facilities: One wheelchair user can be accommodated.
- Other facilities: Lounge, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must participate in programme of support. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in own room only. Licence agreement.
Must leave by 10.30pm. No overnight guests.
Newport bus station - 15 minutes walk.
Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 01983 821040 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Southern Housing Group - Atkinson House 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.