Email email@example.com or phone 8am-6pm. Application form to be completed by applicant (with support of referring agency). Initial interview. Require proof of identification, for example, passport, benefits letter. Applicant must be eligible for housing benefit.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Assessment interview. Require PSR, MG16, psychiatric reports if applicable. With applicant's consent, may request information from agencies/hostels they have previously been in contact with.
Access to supported accommodation is through the Southend Access Gateway referral panel (0845 6027895) - multi-agency panel reviews the needs and aspirations of all potential applicants and matches potential residents to supported housing. The Access Gateway Referral Panel uses the following criteria to determine whether an applicant is eligible to be considered for housing: Local Connection (i.e. Lived 3 years in the past 5, or parents, siblings, adult children resident in Southend 5yrs).