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.
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Young single homeless people aged 16-25 who need support to develop their training, education or employment options and independent living skills. Must have a 6 month connection to LB Enfield.
Will not accept
People with high support needs that cannot be met by the project. Those with unaddressed drug/alcohol problems.
How to get in ^ back to top
All referrals via Capita. Applications for 16-17 year olds must be referred by statutory agencies.
Email Capita - firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Assessment interview. Require additional information as appropriate.
Operate waiting list of up to 5 men, 5 women.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
4 full time staff available 8am-8pm, concierge service after hours. Keywork system (12 residents per support worker), fortnightly-monthly keywork meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 3-6 months. Training and employment co-ordinator develops individual action plans to address residents' vocational training, education and job search needs.
Workshops held on health, drug awareness, sexual health and contraception as part of ongoing life skills programme.
Access to move-on
Keyworkers provide advice and support with resettlement. Have small number of local authority nominations a year, though move-in is primarily to private rented properties. Planned follow-up support for 6 months agreed prior to move on.
Accommodation ^ back to top
36 Half for men, half for women.
£17.27pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
|Furnishings||Studios fully furnished.|
|Other facilities||Training rooms, common room, computer room, garden.|
|Disabled facilities||Three studios are fully wheelchair accessible. Visual alarms in all rooms.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
Alcohol and smoking not allowed in communal areas. Must work to agreed action plan and attend workshops and residents' meetings. Licence agreement.
Own key, no access restrictions. Must use as main residence.
In own rooms only. Maximum of 3 per person. One guest can stay overnight with staff permission.
Monthly residents' meetings, arranged by both staff and residents, residents chosen as chair, vice chair and minute taker. Suggestion box. Residents' committees. Each floor has one representative.
Volunteering and donations ^ back to top
Food, books, computers and IT equipment, music instruments and equipment, sport equipment, presents. Phone 020 8807 1988 or email email@example.com for details.
Further information ^ back to top
Christian Action Housing Association.
Edmonton Green or Silver Street train station - 10 mins walk. Buses 144, 149, 191, 259.