Named agency referrals only but willing to add external agencies as referrals. Referring agency completes form. Young person invited to attend a needs & risk assessment. If suitable put on waiting list and move in arranged when vacancy arises. Require proof of nationality, ID, income and NI number.
All of our referrals come from the K&C 'Single Homeless Team'. Referrals come from either individuals approaching the council to make a homeless application or their support network (Social Services, Probation etc) refers to the SHT. Interviews can take place 7 days a week between the hours of 10 - 20.00. Referrals will need to bring ID (Passport, driving license, birth cert).
Referrals for The Sidings come through the ART Referral Team at Lancashire County Council and from the Local Authority Housing Department - Ribble Valley. Referrals are via a 16-17 year old joint protocol between Housing and Social Care with a priority needs scaling. Young single homeless people at risk or with Child looked after status.