day centres and hostels
Missionaries of Charity (Liverpool)
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Single homeless men with low support needs who are sleeping rough.
Will not accept
Men with a history of violence. Those intoxicated with alcohol or drugs. Those unable to cope with the low level of support offered by the project.
How to get in ^ back to top
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Most referrals come from the Basement Drop-in Centre and the Whitechapel Day Centre.
Phone Mon-Fri 10am-12 noon or turn up at the door at 5.15pm, no new referrals on Thurs. Interview. Prefer a letter of referral or other proof of homelessness.
No waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
2 full time and 2 part time staff, 7 volunteers. Staff available 5.45pm-9am, emergency on-call system. Staff provide advice and refer to other agencies for specialist support.
Fortnightly visits from mental health outreach team.
Access to move-on
Referrals to the Whitechapel Day Centre for move-on support.
Accommodation ^ back to top
3-5 bed: 5
There is no charge for the accommodation.
|Furnishings||Rooms have basic furnishings.|
|Food||Breakfast and evening meal provided.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in backyard only. Compulsory residents' meetings. Sign a house rules agreement.
Shelter open 5.45pm-9am. Last admission 6pm, no re-admission after that time.
Regular residents' meetings.
Volunteering and donations ^ back to top
Volunteers welcome. Phone project for further information.
Clothes, food, household goods, money. Phone project for details.
Further information ^ back to top
The Whitechapel Day Centre provides residents with additional support and has laundry facilities.
Missionaries of Charity.
Lime Street train station - 5 mins walk. Liverpool Central train station - 2 mins walk.