St Basils - Edmonds Court Foyer

Referral address

c/o St Basils Youth Hub
Heath Mill Lane
Deritend
Birmingham
B9 4AX

Referral phone

0121 766 6907

Referral email

staff@link.stbasils.org.uk

Website

http://www.stbasils.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people aged 16-25 with support needs who are homeless or may be at risk of homelessness, including single parents and couples with children up to the age of 2. 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

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency via St Basils Link or Youthline.

Referral procedure

Phone St Basils Link Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or Youthline (0300 303 0099) 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: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

12 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (12 residents per worker), monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide advice and support around life skills, budgeting, accessing benefits, cooking, hygiene, sexual health, careers guidance, CV preparation, job search and interview techniques. Access to additional surgeries and support services such as family mediation, and learning skills and work.

Rooms and charges

£6.51-£11.15 pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Bedsit: 24
  • Flat: 14
  • 2-bed Flat: 10
  • Total spaces: 48

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Bedsits and flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 4 spaces are wheelchair accessible, with low level appliances, adapted showers, widened doors and grab rails.
  • Other facilities: Resources room, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

House rules. Alcohol in own room only for over 18s. Smoking in own room only. Assured shorthold tenancy for flats, licence agreement for bedsits.

Visitors

5pm-10pm Mon-Fri, 10am-10pm Sat & Sun. Overnight guests in flats. No unaccompanied/unauthorised children.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Small Heath train station - opposite. Buses 8, 15, 17, 56, 57, 60, 99.

Volunteering

Contact St Basils Head Office or apply via St Basils website 0121 772 2483.

Donations

We welcome food and vouchers at the project. Money donations can be made through St Basils fundraising department based at Heath Mill Lane 0121 772 2483.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for St Basils - Edmonds Court 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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