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Corporation Oaks - NCHA

Corporation Oaks provides semi-independent accommodation for young single homeless people between the ages of 16-25.  The accommodation consists of fully furnished self contained bedsits and flats.


Description of service and support

All of the accommodation is self contained, with some flats having separate bedrooms and is maintained to the highest standard.  There is a garden area to front of property.  The property is close to Nottingham City Centre.  Pets are not allowed.

Support provided includes:

 - Essential life skills and independent living skills including managing finances and shopping; 
 - Support to gain employment and further education; 
 - Access to in-house qualifications
 - Advice in claiming welfare benefits;
 - Support to gain permanent accommodation and maintain tenancy;
 - Support planning and risk assessments tailored to meet individual needs;
 - Named Keyworker for each individual;
 - Out of hours support provided by the NCHA SMaRT service (Support Management and Response Team);
 - Support sessions and regular service user meetings and service user led activities and groups;
 - Regular drop in sessions with local support groups. 

Most young people move on from Corporation Oaks to live independently in their own accommodation or with friends.

Capacity and facilities

No of places 13
No of baths / head  0
No of showers / head   1/1
No of toilets / head   1/1
   
Own cooking facilities  Yes
Meals provided  No
   
24 hour staff cover  No
Computer / internet access  Yes
TV (communal)  No
TV (own room)  No
   
Own room furnished  Yes
Laundry on site  No
   
Communal area  No
Garden  Yes


House rules

Can you smoke in own room?  Yes
What are the restrictions on guests visiting during the day?  None
What are the restrictions on overnight guests?  Yes, within limits.
What support must clients engage with?  Daily contact with staff and a weekly  
 keyworking session.
Please detail any other significant house rules:  None.


Tenure and costs

What is the minimum stay?  None
What is the maximum stay?  2 years
What are the tenure options?  Tenancy agreement for people aged 18 – 25 years. Licence for people aged 16 – 17 years.
What is the cost per week to the client?  £12.66 per person per week to cover utilities and communal expenses.


Restrictions

Minimum age accommodated?

 16
Maximum age accommodated?

 25
Genders accommodated?

 Both
Relationship status accommodated?

 Singles only, no dependents
Are there any access restrictions and if so what?  None.




Address:

16-22 Corporation Oaks
Mapperley
Nottingham


NG3 4JY

Public Transport:
NCT buses 45, 46, 47.

Contact Data:

Telephone: 0115 985 6094
Fax: 0115 841 2616
Email: corpoaks@ncha.org.uk
Web address: http://www.personalisedsupport.co.uk

Young single homeless people between the ages of 16-25.
Referrals from the Homelessness Prevention Gateway only. Call 0115 915 3000.
Located in: Supported