Help with referrals is available Mon – Fri, 9am – 4.30pm (office closes at 5pm). Interviews are held between the above times. Successful applicants must maintain contact. Viewing arranged with ihAg worker when suitable vacancy occurs.
Applicants are either found rough sleeping via Outreach Services or can contact Bedford housing options to arrange an assessment of their housing needs 01234 718058 or speak to the Nighshelter 01234 266085 who can signpost to our Outreach worker. Clients can come to the door if they need food, blankets and referrals can be made for them. In winter we are part of the Severe Weather provision, clients can come to the door but then have to be assessed by housing.
Online application form to be completed by referrer with applicant present. Applicants welcome to visit for a look around the service and an informal chat with staff and residents prior to application. Interview and risk and needs assessments are completed on receipt of completed appropriate application form. Referrals from prison are accepted but bed spaces cannot be guaranteed to be available upon release.
Print off the referral form from the website. Completed forms should be completed and emailed to email@example.com. Referrals can also be made via the drop-in service Mon-Fri 2pm-3.30pm.