Stepping Stone Projects - Burnley

Referral address

Spa Mill
14 Whittle Court
Burnley
BB12 0LY

Referral phone

01706 646922

Referral email

Website

http://www.stepping-stone.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless or at risk of homeless people aged 16-21 with housing related support needs. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to Burnley, unless applicants are fleeing violence.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self-referrals for applicants over 18 and referrals from Lancashire ART Team and local voluntary and statutory agencies.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-4pm or email anytime. Application form completed by prospective client and agency prior to interview. Require proof of ID and income.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time and 1 part time staff, available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, emergency on-call system. Concierge service Mon-Fri 7pm-3am, Sat & Sun 11am-3am. Key worker system with regular link work sessions, with compulsory weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Provide support around benefits, budgeting and debt, independent living skills, social skills, training, education and employment, and accessing specialist services.

Rooms and charges

Up to £15.22pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Studio: 4
  • Flat: 18
  • Total spaces: 22

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: One wheelchair user can be accommodated at one site.
  • Other facilities: Garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Residents must attend keywork meetings. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Assured shorthold tenancy. No Under 16’s allowed on the premises.

Visitors

No restrictions. Can have overnight guests who are over 16.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Burnley train and bus station - 15 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Currently have 2 volunteers, help with admin, gardening, support work, fundraising and sessional activities. Email clare.lewis@stepping-stone.org.uk for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, money. Phone 01706 353000 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Stepping Stone Projects - Burnley 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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