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The Wallich - St John's Project

Referral address

c/o The Wallich
Chester Road
Wrexham
LL12 7AX

Phone

01978 355155

Fax

01978 361991

Email

stjohns@thewallich.net

 

Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Homeless people. Will accept couples. Will accept people with dogs. No local connection required.

Will not accept

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

Age
Minimum18
MaximumNone
Average25-39

How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in 9am-5pm daily, on a first come, first served basis. Admission form completed on phone, by email or on arrival. Risk assessment.

Waiting list

No waiting list.

Vacancies

Infrequently.

Length of stay
Minimum-
Maximum-
Average6-9 months

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

6 full time staff available daily, sleep-in cover, emergency on call system. Keyworker meetings with regular sessions. Offer advice and information on resettlement, living skills and money management.

Health services

Health visitors run a surgery twice a week.

Access to move-on

Staff give advice on move-on options. Work with local authority and private landlords to resettle residents. 6 months follow-up floating support.

Accommodation ^ back to top

Total spaces

11 6 beds in St John's, 5 in Richmond House.

Rooms

Single: 11
£14pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

Facilities
FurnishingsRooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
Other facilitiesLounge, computer room, garden at St Johns, 2 lounges at Richmond House.
FoodSelf catering.
Disabled facilitiesNone.

Rules and policies ^ back to top

House rules and tenure

No alcohol or smoking allowed in communal areas. Smoking allowed in own room. Licence agreement.

Resident access

Own key, no access restrictions.

Visitors

Between 9am-9.30pm in own room only. No under 18s. No overnight guests.

User participation

Fortnightly residents' meetings. Suggestion box.

Volunteering and donations ^ back to top

Volunteering

Currently have 2 volunteers. Help with admin, befriending, skills sharing. Phone 029 2066 0478 or email recruitment@thewallich.net for further information.

Donations

Food, money, sometimes clothes, household goods. Phone 01989 355155 for details.

Further information ^ back to top

Group

The Wallich.

Public transport

King Street bus station - 5 minutes walk. Rail station - 15 minutes walk.