day centres and hostels
Midland Heart - Hanwood House
c/o The Birmingham Gateway
0121 675 4249
Who the project is for ^ back to top
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
Accept self referrals and agency referrals via Birmingham Gateway.Accept referrals from prisons.
The Gateway is open between Monday – Friday 8.45am – 5.15pm to undertake assessments call: 0121 675 4249.
No waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
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
Contact for details of charge required from residents in receipt of benefits.
|Furnishings||Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.|
|Other facilities||Lounge, garden.|
|Disabled facilities||8 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.
Own key, no access restrictions.
Between 9am-10pm. No overnight guests.
Regular residents' meetings.
Further information ^ back to top
Buses 50, 37 - 3rd stop on Bradford Street, 5 mins walk along Alcester Street to project.
Update Information ^ back to top
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