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.
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
Local connection policy is in operation within the City, as well as an agreed pathways for housing routes, initial priority given to those clients housed within Jimmy's an exception request must be submitted to the City for applicants wishing to apply for.
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
Phone daily 24 hours, but preferably 9am-5pm, to discuss referral and confirm eligibility. Application form. Interview. Require proof of ID, risk assessment from professional involved with applicant and background reports.