After referral is received, interview with 2 staff members. combined needs and risk assessment. Offer of room will be given within 12 -24 hours. If no room available then the applicant will be put on waiting list.
Initial contact by phone Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm. Need to speak to applicant as well as agency. If there is a vacancy and applicant meets referral criteria, place offered immediately. Referral form completed on phone.
Referral to the HUB a time out or CYPS worker will then complete an assessment of needs this will then be authorised by the HUB co-ordinator and referred to pathway 1 or pathway 2 accommodation.
9am – 5pm Mon - Fri
Enquiries can be made at any time to the 24 hour helpline (0800 567 7699), however for referrals please call Monday to Friday between 9am – 5pm, if you are unable to do so you can call out of these hours and a scheduled call back will be booked to make a referral.
Referrals can also be completed and submitted online, details can be read here: https://www.porchlight.org.uk/commissioners-and-professionals/our-services/housing-and-homelessness-services