day centres and hostels
Stepping Stone Project - Parkside
Parkside House, Bowness Road
0161 643 1722
0161 653 0439
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Single homeless people and those at risk of being made homeless, with support needs.
Will not accept
May exclude arsonists.
How to get in ^ back to top
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Self or agency referrals. Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Application form completed prior to interview. Require proof of identity. Require background information from referring agency.
Operate waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
2 full time staff on-site Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (plus some evenings), Sat-Sun 4.30pm-midnight. Keywork system (7 residents per worker), keywork meetings at least weekly. Provide help with benefits, budgeting, access to education, training and employment, developing independent living skills, social skills and building social networks.
Access to specialist workers/agencies as and when appropriate.
Access to move-on
Keyworker and resident draw up a resettlement plan including finding appropriate move-on accommodation. Help with making applications and finding furniture. Offer follow-up support for as long as required.
Accommodation ^ back to top
£4pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
|Furnishings||Flats fully furnished.|
|Other facilities||TV lounge, laundry, garden.|
|Disabled facilities||1 flat is accessible to wheelchair users.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Assured shorthold tenancy.
Own key, no access restrictions.
Can stay overnight. No visitors under 16 allowed unless accompanied by responsible adult.
Regular residents' meetings. Residents' forum, with 2 representatives per site.
Further information ^ back to top
Stepping Stone Project.
Buses 123, 124. Bus station next door.