day centres and hostels
If you want to stay in this project you cannot apply directly yourself. Look in How to get in below for more information.
Highwood House Family Hostel
c/o The Gateway
135 Lower Parliament Street
0115 876 3300
0115 915 3073
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Homeless families and pregnant women accepted as being homeless and in priority need under the Housing Act 1996. Must have a local connection to Nottingham area.
Will not accept
Single men. Registered sex offenders. People with a history of serious arson.
How to get in ^ back to top
Only accept referrals from Nottingham City Council Housing Aid.
Phone or call in Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8.30am-4.30pm, Weds 10.30am-4.30pm. Interview and needs assessment.
No waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
Staff provide housing related support and work closely with outside agencies. The project has direct links with local schools and library services to provide additional support. A creche is available for children accompanied by parents.
Weekly sessions with health visitor and midwife. Direct links to mental health and drugs agencies. Staff support residents in accessing a GP.
Access to move-on
Staff help with finding permanent accommodation, including HomeLink and private rented sector. Floating support worker provides ongoing support.
Accommodation ^ back to top
29 In 1 and 2-bed flats.
|Furnishings||Flats fully furnished.|
|Other facilities||Creche, computer.|
|Food||Self catering. Emergency supply of food provided if needed.|
|Disabled facilities||2 flats accessible to wheelchair users.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
Alcohol not allowed in communal areas. Smoking allowed in own flats only. Licence agreement.
Residents encouraged to return to the hostel before 10.30pm.
Must leave by 10.30pm. No overnight guests.
Residents' questionnaires and suggestion box. One to one meetings with manager. Residents' meetings.
Further information ^ back to top
Highwood House can be contacted by phone for further information on 0115 915 6800.
Nottingham City Homes.