Wirral Independent Living Services

Referral address

via Wirral Mainstay

Referral phone

0151 650 1015/0151 649 071

Referral email

Website

http://www.wirralindependentlivingservices.co.uk/


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs, especially those with drug and alcohol issues. Prioritise applicants with a local connection to the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral.

Who we cannot help

People with a history of arson, sex offences, Schedule 1 offences and violence are usually excluded.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals/self referrals must come via Wirral Mainstay.

Referral procedure

Agency completes referral form. Assessment interview when a vacancy becomes available.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 15 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff available Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat & Sun 10am-6pm, out of hours emergency on-call. key worker system. Provide support around daily living skills, budgeting, community participation and engaging with alcohol/drug treatment. General emotional support and counselling.

Rooms and charges

Charge to residents on benefits varies according to benefit.

  • Total spaces: 8

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Basic furnishings.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, dining room.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in own room and lounge only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Until 7pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Bus: 411, 2 minutes walk. Train station - 15 minutes walk.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Wirral Independent Living Services 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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