Your Housing Group - Coops Foyer

Referral address

Coops Foyer
Chequer Street
Wigan
WN1 1HN

Referral phone

01925 593724

Referral email

coopsfoyer@yourhousinggroup.co.uk

Website

http://www.yourhousinggroup.co.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs. Local connection prioritised.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals all through Springboard Supported Housing Partnership – email springboardenquiries@riverside.org.uk.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in for more info on service Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, or email. Referrals all referrals are through Springboard Supported Housing Partnership. Assessments completed across Wigan and Leigh for whole Springboard Partnership and discussed at weekly Accommodation Panel.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

11 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (8 residents per key worker), fortnightly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide advice and support with life skills, employment, training and education and move-on.

Rooms and charges

£10.54pw required from residents receiving benefits

  • Bedsit: 4
  • Flat: 20
  • Total spaces: 24

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Flats and bedsits fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 wheelchair users can be accommodated.
  • Other facilities: IT Suite, Move On Room, Residents Lounge, Chill out room.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol in communal areas. Smoking in own flat or bedsit only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Until 12 midnight on weekdays, 2am weekends. Residents may have 3 overnight visitors per week.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Wigan train and bus station - 2 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Volunteering opportunities possible to deliver sessions to residents. Contact Alison.Leonard@yourhousinggroup.co.uk.

Donations

Household Goods, food, clothes and money all accepted. Contact coopsfoyer@yourhousinggroup.co.uk / 01925 593724.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Your Housing Group - Coops Foyer 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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