YOU - Blakes Housing Project

Referral address

33 Ham Lane
Elson
Gosport
PO12 4AN

Referral phone

023 9236 0380

Referral email

f&gyp@lifeyouwant.org.uk

Website

http://www.lifeyouwant.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people with support needs. Applicants must have a local connection to Hampshire.

Who we cannot help

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

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via two sources, Early Help Hub and Placement Commissioning Team

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write for an application form, completed by applicant and referral agency. Assessment interview. Require proof of ID and relevant background information.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 staff provide 24/7 cover with emergency on-call system. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed bimonthly. Staff provide support around independent living skills and work training. Advice on finance, housing benefit, practical living skills. Signposting to other agencies.

Rooms and charges

£15pw approx required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 9
  • Flat: 1
  • Total spaces: 10

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms partly furnished, with washbasins, fridge, freezer.
  • Disabled facilities: 1 flat is accessible to wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Smoking allowed in bedsits only. Licence agreement for bedsits, assured shorthold tenancy for flat.

Visitors

Maximum 2 per resident until 8pm. 1 overnight guest per resident Fri or Sat.


Further information

Public transport

Gosport Ferry train station - 20 mins walk. Ham Lane bus stop - 3 mins walk.

Volunteering

Currently have 1 volunteer. Contact project for further information.

Donations

Food, household goods. Email f&gyp@lifeyouwant.org.uk for details.


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