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Aldwyck Housing Group - N Herts YP Service

Referral address

13 Fishponds Road
Hitchin
SG5 1NR

Phone

01462 440755

Fax

01462 457975

 

Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs, including care leavers. Can accommodate 2 single parents with children. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to the North Herts area.

Will not accept

Arsonists, sex offenders. Those with support needs which cannot be met by the project.

Age
Minimum16
Maximum25
Average17-18

How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency. Most referrals via North Herts District Council Housing Needs Department.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for referral form. Interview and risk assessment.

Waiting list

Operate waiting list.

Vacancies

Infrequently.

Length of stay
Minimum6 months
Maximum2 years
Average6-12 months

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

2 full time and 6 part time staff on-site Mon-Fri 10am-8pm at Sun Street; Jubilee House has almost 24/7 cover. Keywork system, weekly-monthly meetings. 3 month reviews. Staff help with independent living skills, budgeting, dealing with conflict, sustaining a tenancy, and help with access to education, training and employment.

Health services

Sessions on drug awareness, alcohol awareness and sexual health.

Access to move-on

Work through move-on pack and help with application for local authority housing. Follow-up 3, 6 and 9 months after move-on.

Accommodation ^ back to top

Total spaces

21 In 2 buildings - Jubilee House in Hitchin and Sun Street in Baldock.

Rooms

Single: 19
Flat: 2
£13.65-£16.16pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

Facilities
FurnishingsRoom and flats fully furnished.
Other facilitiesJubilee House has communal lounge, activity room, conservatory, garden.
FoodSelf catering.
Disabled facilities7 rooms in Jubilee House and 3 at Sun Street are accessible to wheelchair users.

Rules and policies ^ back to top

House rules and tenure

Must engage with support offered. No alcohol allowed on premises. Licence agreement or assured shorthold tenancy.

Resident access

Own key, no access restrictions.

Visitors

2 per resident 8am-11pm. One guest can stay overnight Fri and Sat.

User participation

Elected resident representative holds resident meetings and activities. Scrutiny panels and work forums. Annual surveys.

Further information ^ back to top

Group

Aldwyck Housing Group.

Public transport

Hitchin and Baldock train stations nearby.

Update Information ^ back to top

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