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Elim Housing - Ron Jones House

Referral address

22-30 Jamaica Street
Kingsdown
Bristol
BS2 8JW

Phone

0117 942 5500

Fax

0117 944 5131

 

Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Single homeless people.

Will not accept

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

Age
Minimum18
MaximumNone
Average30

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.

Vacancies

Varies.

Length of stay
Minimum3 months
Maximum9 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

42

Rooms

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

Facilities
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.

Visitors

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

Donations

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

Further information ^ back to top

Group

Elim Housing Association.

Public transport

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