YMCA Bedfordshire - Weaver House

Referral address

Bedford Borough Council - Housing Options
Horne Lane
Bedford
MK40 1SJ

Referral phone

01234 718058

Referral email

housingadvice@bedford.gov.uk

Website

http://www.bedford.gov.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people local connection to Bedfordshire preferred.

Who we cannot help

Sex offenders.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency, need to be referred via Housing Options at Bedford Borough.

Referral procedure

Single Assessment Framework (SAF) application form. Need proof of ID and benefits.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time and 1 part time staff. Keywork system, weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least quarterly. Staff provide advice and support around basic living and social skills, access to employment and training, and attending appointments. Signposting to specialist services.

Rooms and charges

£8.82pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 29
  • Total spaces: 29

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins, fridges and cookers.
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  • Disabled facilities: One ground floor room accessible to wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend at least 1 in 3 residents' meetings. No alcohol allowed on premises. Smoking is not allowed. Licence agreement.

Visitors

10am-11pm, maximum of two guests per resident at any one time. 2 overnight guests by arrangement.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Train station: 8 minutes walk. Bus station: 10 minutes walk.


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