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The Wallich - St John's Project

Referral address

c/o The Wallich
Chester Road
LL12 7AX


01978 355155


01978 361991




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.


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.



Length of stay
Maximum2 years
Average6-9 months

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

6 full time staff available daily, 24 hour 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

18 6 beds in St John's, 12 in Richmond House.


Single: 18
£14pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

FurnishingsRooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
Other facilitiesLounge, dining room, garden at St Johns, lounge, laundry 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.


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


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


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

Further information ^ back to top


The Wallich.

Public transport

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

Update Information ^ back to top

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