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Midland Heart - Hanwood House

Referral address

c/o The Birmingham Gateway


0121 675 4249


Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Single homeless men aged 25 and over. No local connection required.

Will not accept

Arsonists. Men already excluded from other Midland Heart projects.


How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and agency referrals via Birmingham Gateway.Accept referrals from prisons.

Referral procedure

The Gateway is open between Monday – Friday 8.45am – 5.15pm to undertake assessments call: 0121 675 4249.

Waiting list

No waiting list.



Length of stay
Minimum1 night
Maximum4 months

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

6 full time and 3 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Compulsory support plan drawn up after needs assessment with support worker which covers benefits, budgeting and referrals to external training and educational agencies. All residents given a Leisure Card for access to leisure and sports facilities in Birmingham.

Access to move-on

Staff help residents to identify appropriate move-on accommodation and complete application forms. 12 on-site move-on flats. Offer follow-up support (refer to Midland Heart' Tenancy Sustainment Team if long term support required).

Accommodation ^ back to top

Total spaces



Single: 39
Contact for details of charge required from residents in receipt of benefits.

FurnishingsRooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
Other facilitiesLounge, garden.
FoodSelf catering.
Disabled facilities8 rooms are fully wheelchair accessible. Fully adapted toilet and shower room.

Rules and policies ^ back to top

House rules and tenure

Must engage with support offered. Alcohol and smoking allowed in own room only. Licence agreement.

Resident access

Own key, no access restrictions.


Between 9am-10pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

Regular residents' meetings.

Further information ^ back to top


Midland Heart.

Public transport

Buses 50, 37 - 3rd stop on Bradford Street, 5 mins walk along Alcester Street to project.

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