Southern Housing Group - Atkinson House

Referral address

Atkinson House
29 Atkinson Drive
Newport
PO30 2LJ

Referral phone

01983 821040

Referral email

Website


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

Referral agencies

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.

Referral procedure

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

Support offered

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

Facilities

  • 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.

Visitors

Must leave by 10.30pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Newport bus station - 15 minutes walk.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 01983 821040 for details.


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