Springboard Foyer

Referral address

Medway Council
Kingsley House
37 - 39 Balmoral Road
Gillingham
ME7 4PF

Referral phone

01634 333 600

Referral email

Website

http://www.medway.gov.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with a local connection to Medway Council district.

Who we cannot help

Sex offenders, arsonists and people with high mental health support needs.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Medway Council Gateway.

Referral procedure

Application form completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview. Require proof of ID, eg NI card, birth certificate, driving licence.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1-2 weeks
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed weekly. Compulsory support sessions and training courses. Staff offer support with education, training and employment, and help with basic life skills (cooking, healthy living, budgeting, benefits claims, form filling).

Rooms and charges

£9pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 9
  • Total spaces: 9

Facilities

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

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own room only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 3pm-11pm weekdays, 10am-midnight weekends. Overnight guests with staff permission.

User participation

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Further information


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Springboard Foyer 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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