Stonewater - Swindon Foyer

Referral address

17-21 Bath Road
Old Town
Swindon
SN1 4AS

Referral phone

01793 612622

Referral email

Website

http://www.stonewater.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people or those at risk aged 16-25. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone, call in 8.30am-9.30pm or write. Application form. Interview. Risk assessment. Require proof of income and any additional relevant information.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time, 2 part time project workers available daily 8.30am-9.30pm. Night staff and emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system (17 residents per key worker), monthly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 6 months. Staff provide advice and support with life skills and accessing employment, education and training. Help with CVs, cooking and IT.

Rooms and charges

£14.80pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 57
  • Total spaces: 57

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with ensuite facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 wheelchair users can be accommodated. Warden call system, grab rails, lift.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden, IT suite, training room.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend keywork meetings and be proactively seeking employment or engaged in training/education. Alcohol and smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

During pre-arranged times. Maximum 2 overnight guests per week.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Swindon train and bus station - 15 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Currently have 2 volunteers. Phone 01793 612622 for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 01793 612622 for details.


Is this page accurate?

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