Stonewater - Abingdon Foyer

Referral address

Oxfordshire County Council: Placement Services
County Hall
New Road
Oxford
OX1 1ND

Referral email

placement.services@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Website


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

16-24 year olds with housing and support needs. 2-week emergency bed Young parents

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 24

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals will only be received from Oxfordshire Placement Services.

Referral procedure

Referrals to be arranged via Oxfordshire Placement Services. Young Person will be invited to an interview where the referring agency must attend Up to date YPHA and MARAMP must be sent with any referral.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: -
  • Maximum stay: 18-24 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Support staff are available between 8am-9pm Mon-Fri. A concierge service is available overnight and at weekends. An on-call rota is in place for emergencies outside of support staffing hours.

Rooms and charges

£230 pw Step down properties have reduced charges to take into the consideration the reduced benefits available to those who work full-time.

  • Total spaces: 23

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Bed Wardrobe Bedside table Desk Small fridge in bedroom Shared kitchen and bathroom Single bed flats are equipped with white goods Carpets and decoration are maintained by Stonewater.
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  • Disabled facilities: Two ground floor flats with accessible wet rooms.
  • Other facilities: Shared lounge Computer suite Training room with kitchenette Bike shed

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

License agreement AST for step-down properties.

Visitors

2 visitors maximum at one time. Residents are allowed 1 person to stay overnight twice a week. Visitors must show ID and no under-16s are allowed on the premises with parents present.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Stratton Way bus station, Abingdon - < 1 mile Gloucester Green coach station, Oxford - 6 miles Oxford/Didcot Train Station – 6 miles

Volunteering

We offer placements to student social workers from Oxford Brookes University. We would be keen to run workshops or skill sharing classes.

Donations

Food, household goods, items for babies, boards games, books. We have an Amazon Wish List: http://amzn.eu/6tYDNP7 Contact us on 01235 856930 or kyle.smith@stonewater.org for further information.


Is this page accurate?

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