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Missionaries of Charity (Liverpool)

Referral address

55 Seel Street
Liverpool
L1 4AZ

Phone

0151 709 0628

 

Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

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.

Age
Minimum21
Maximum65
Average25-35

How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Most referrals come from the Basement Drop-in Centre and the Whitechapel Day Centre.

Referral procedure

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.

Waiting list

No waiting list.

Vacancies

Daily.

Length of stay
Minimum1 night
Maximum3 months
Average2-4 weeks

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

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.

Health services

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

Total spaces

16

Rooms

3-5 bed: 5
There is no charge for the accommodation.

Facilities
FurnishingsRooms have basic furnishings.
Other facilitiesLounge.
FoodBreakfast and evening meal provided.
Disabled facilitiesNone.

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.

Resident access

Shelter open 5.45pm-9am. Last admission 6pm, no re-admission after that time.

Visitors

Not allowed.

User participation

Regular residents' meetings.

Volunteering and donations ^ back to top

Volunteering

Volunteers welcome. Phone project for further information.

Donations

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.

Group

Missionaries of Charity.

Public transport

Lime Street train station - 5 mins walk. Liverpool Central train station - 2 mins walk.