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Elim Housing - Ron Jones House

Referral address

22-30 Jamaica Street


0117 942 5500


0117 944 5131


Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Single homeless people aged 21-65. No local connection required.

Will not accept

Arsonists, sex offenders, people with a history of violent offences, people with current drug or alcohol dependencies.


How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

All referrals via Bristol City Council's Housing Support Register (email accommodation.services@bristol.gov.uk).

Referral procedure

Agency referrals only via Bristol City Council's Housing Support Register. Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Application form. Require 2 references. May require background information.

Waiting list

Operate waiting list.



Length of stay
Minimum3 months
Maximum18 months
Average9 months

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

4 full time staff, available 9am-5pm weekdays, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system (21 residents per keyworker), meetings every 2 months. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 2 months. Staff provide advice and support with housing, employment and education, also run Skills for Life sessions to help prepare people for successfully maintaining their own tenancy. NB support contract will change from end October 2013, contact for details.

Access to move-on

Staff provide advice about move-on options, including the Association's own permanent housing.

Accommodation ^ back to top

Total spaces



Bedsit: 42
£6.07pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

FurnishingsRooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
Other facilitiesLounge, pool room, computer room, laundry.
FoodSelf catering.
Disabled facilitiesNone.

Rules and policies ^ back to top

House rules and tenure

Must attend keywork meetings. Smoking allowed in own room only. Licence agreement.

Resident access

Own key, no access restrictions.


Children under 16 till 9pm. Overnight guests maximum 3 nights a week with staff permission.

User participation

Regular residents' meetings.

Volunteering and donations ^ back to top


Food, clothes, household goods, money. Email m.mukawaya@elimhousing.co.uk or phone 0117 942 5500 for details.

Further information ^ back to top


Elim Housing Association.

Public transport

Bristol Temple Meads train station and central bus station - 2 miles.

Update Information ^ back to top

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