Referrals are all assessed at Northern Devon Hub, then passed to the appropriate accommodation provider. The referral will be put on a waiting list.A time is arranged for the prospective service user to visit the accommodation and have an interview with two staff members where they will be assessed for suitability.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for an application form, completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview. Need proof of ID, eg letter from DWP with NI number or from other referral agency, and relevant reports.
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
Young people who approach the Local Authority Housing department (John Wilkes House) will signposted to make contact directly to YoungPeopleReferrals@christianaction.org.uk for an aassessment interview. Additional information may be needed prior to interview.