St Basils - Edgwood House
address c/o St Basils youth Hub
Heath Mill Lane
0121 766 6907
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young people aged 16-25 with support needs who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Can accept a limited number of couples. No local connection required.
Who we cannot help
Schedule 1 sex offenders. Arsonists may be accepted if cleared by insurance company.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency via St Basils Link or Youthline.
Phone St Basils Link Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, or Youthline 0300 303 0099, 24 hours daily which is a partnership between St Basils and 4 other organisations. Interview, and needs and risk assessment at The Link. Placed on pre-registered list if suitable. When vacancy arises The Link carry out up to date background checks.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 4 weeks
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
3 full time staff, 24 hour cover. Keywork system (4 residents per worker), weekly keywork meetings initially, then frequency by mutual agreement. Keywork covers benefits advice, care plans, education, training and employment opportunities, confidence building, living skills, family mediation and resettlement support.
Rooms and charges
£8.88pw required from residents receiving benefits.
- Single: 19
- Flat: 3
- Total spaces: 22
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Lounge, resources room, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Licence agreement and communal living code.
Mon-Fri 5pm-10.30pm, Sat & Sun 11am-10.30pm. Overnight guests by agreement. All visitors need ID.
Buses 9, 109, 120, 126, 128, 129, 139.
Food, household goods, money. Phone 0121 455 6859 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for St Basils - Edgwood 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.