day centres and hostels
The Wallich - St John's Project
c/o The Wallich
Who the project is for ^ back to top
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
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
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.
No waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
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 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
11 6 beds in St John's, 5 in Richmond House.
£14pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
|Furnishings||Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.|
|Other facilities||Lounge, computer room, garden at St Johns, 2 lounges at Richmond House.|
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.
Own key, no access restrictions.
Between 9am-9.30pm in own room only. No under 18s. No overnight guests.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Food, money, sometimes clothes, household goods. Phone 01989 355155 for details.
Further information ^ back to top
King Street bus station - 5 minutes walk. Rail station - 15 minutes walk.