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 the service manager, referrer and/ or housing support worker. The service manager requires the Hub referral form before interview. Floating support -FS worker contacts the person referred and arranges either a home visit or a clinic appointment.
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.
Phone daily 9am-8.30pm - may accept referrals later in emergency. Applicant/agency completes referral form prior to interview. Require proof of ID and background information about history of homelessness, offences, etc. If referring offenders or people with substance misuse issues a referring agency risk assessment may be required.