day centres and hostels
Salvation Army - Crossroads
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Young single homeless people aged 16-25. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to Hyndburn Borough Council area.
Will not accept
Serious offenders, people with a history of arson.
How to get in ^ back to top
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Require proof of identity and income for Housing Benefit. Risk assessment and interview. Flats: application form. Require background information from referring agency. Assessment by multi-agency panel. Interview.
No waiting list. Flats: operate waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
4 full time staff on-site, night security staff. Staff provide basic support and help with accessing services.
Access to move-on
Staff provide help with finding move-on accommodation. Accommodation includes 7 move-on flats which provide a 1-2 year stay and resettlement and life skills programme.
Accommodation ^ back to top
£14.54pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
|Furnishings||Rooms and flats fully furnished.|
|Food||Breakfast included, prepared by residents with staff supervision.|
|Disabled facilities||All rooms wheelchair accessible, adapted shower and toilet. Flats not accessible.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Licence agreement in single rooms, shorthold tenancy in flats.
No restrictions, allowed 2 nights out in 7.
Tenants in the flats are able to have a maximum of two visitors at a time.
Monthly residents meetings. Regular satisfaction surveys.
Further information ^ back to top
Accrington train station - 10 minutes walk. Bus 1.