We do not just provide accommodation however, through our strong partnerships with other local groups we support our clients by helping them find employment, training, help with health or substance problems.
Peaks Lane Hostel
Each room comes equipped with a bed, sink and wardrobe space. In addition, meals are provided in a communal dining area and there is also a newly refurbished lounge and patio area where young people can interact or take part in a number of recreational activities.
A computer suite is also provided with Internet access so that are young people can maintain contact with friends and family, as well as search for an apply for volunteering and employment opportunities. There is also a Training Kitchen and Training Room, which are regularly used to aid young people in their progression to independent living.
Coaches work jointly with our young people to agree objectives that help to address key issues including finance, substance use, family breakdown, educational and work opportunities.
Central to the process is the identification of and working towards accessing suitable move on accommodation. Strong partnership working with local agencies means professionals in health; job opportunities, education and substance use provide individual and group interventions and information for clients.
Each unit at the Foyer is equipped with a kitchen, showers and living space. As a requirement for staying at the Foyer, clients need to be accessing education, voluntary work or employment. The support planning system mirrors that at the hostel. Length of stay is considerably longer than Peaks Lane, with an average of 12 months.
Residents have access to a communal lounge which is equipped with comfortable seating, a pool table, TV, fridge, books, games, as well as access to an IT suite where the Internet can be used, and a music room which is stocked with various instruments.
A magnificent five-bedroom Victorian property, purchased by a generous benefactor, the house provides supported housing for young males aged 18-25.
The house is fully compliant with all fire, electric and safety requirements and the large rooms’ unique features provide an outstanding springboard for clients to further progress in their lives prior to fully independent living.
The five clients each work through detailed support plans and accredited modular work that fully equips them for sustaining a tenancy and developing life skills. The mix and balance of clients will be carefully managed to ensure everyone in the project has the best possible chance of further progress and success in their life.