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.
Homecare Independent Living - Northern Ireland
c/o Callan House
028 3751 1333
028 3752 7705
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Single homeless people and families who are homeless and vulnerable. Can accept couples. Applicants must be living in Northern Ireland.
Will not accept
People who present a risk which cannot be managed by the service.
How to get in ^ back to top
Only accept referrals from Social Services and Northern Ireland Housing Executive. Do not accept self referrals or referrals from other agencies.
Phone daily 24 hours. Application form and risk assessment completed by referring agency. Brief telephone interview. Require proof of ID, eg passport or driving licence, and brief background history.
Operate waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
Staff provide visiting support as necessary, emergency on-call system. Support plans reviewed at least monthly. Staff provide advice and help with housing, benefits, social services, employment, training, independent living skills, debt, budgeting, home safety and security, befriending, advocacy and liaison with other agencies.
Staff team includes registered mental health and registered general nurses.
Access to move-on
Advice about landlords and tenancy agreements. Help with Housing Benefit and Community Care Grant forms, and with finding and transporting furniture. Informal follow-up support by phone.
Accommodation ^ back to top
Contact project for details of charges.
|Furnishings||Flats fully furnished.|
|Disabled facilities||Some flats are accessible for wheelchair users.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
Smoking allowed in own flat. Licence agreement.
Own key, no access restrictions.
Can stay overnight with staff permission.
Service User Focus Group.
Further information ^ back to top
Homecare Independent Living.