St Basils - Howard House

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 single people aged 16-25 with support needs who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness. Must have a proven level of independence before moving in. Also accept couples and mothers with babies. 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.

Referral procedure

Phone St Basils Link Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 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: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff based off-site, emergency on-call system. Keywork system, monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide support around life skills, budgeting, accessing benefits, cooking, hygiene and sexual health. Access to family mediation and support around employment, education and training.

Rooms and charges

£6.82pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Flat: 9
  • Total spaces: 9

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Alcohol and smoking allowed in own rooms only. Written house rules. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Can stay overnight.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Buses 1, 35, 50.


Is this page accurate?

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