Young Devon - Wilder Park Project

Referral address

4 Wilder Road
Ilfracombe
EX34 8BN

Referral phone

01271 866377

Referral email

Website

http://www.youngdevon.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-21, including ex-offenders, care leavers and people with mental health problems. No local connection required as it depends on the Homeless Prevention Panel.

Who we cannot help

People who have a history of violence or arson, those who are addicted to drugs or alcohol.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency via the local Homeless Prevention Panel.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in daily 9am-6pm. Application form and interview. Require background information from referral agencies.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 full time and 3 part time staff, including night support workers. Compulsory keywork system. Staff provide personal support, assistance and advice with living skills, employment, training and education.

Rooms and charges

£11.75pw from residents (shared house) receiving benefits.

  • Single 4
  • Flats: 10
  • Total spaces: 14

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins. Flats have ensuite facilities.
  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend keywork and residents' meetings. Must engage with accredited life skills training (practical housing units). No alcohol allowed on the premises for under 18s. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Until 10.30pm, no overnight guests in single rooms. No restrictions in rest of project.


Further information

Public transport

Buses 21, 21a stop outside.

Donations

Food, money. phone 01271 866377 for details.


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