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Wright Wilson Street - NCHA

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Description:

The Wright Wilson Street project provides accommodation and support for young single homeless or vulnerably housed people aged 16 – 21 years with low to medium support needs.

Description of service and support

Accommodation consists of 12 fully furnished, self contained flats for single occupancy. Each flat has its own car park facility.  It is a 5 minute walk to town centre and local amenities.  The accommodation has a safe and secure environment, and there are 5 members of staff. We do not accept pets.

Support provided includes:
 - Essential life skills and independent living skills including managing finances and shopping; 
 - Support to gain employment and further education; 
 - Advice in claiming welfare benefits;
 - Support planning and risk assessments tailored to meet individual needs;
 - Named key worker 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.

Clients generally move into independent living after staying at Wright Wilson Street

Capacity and facilities

No of places 12
No of baths / head
No of showers / head 
No of toilets / head 
   
Own cooking facilities Yes 
Meals provided No 
   
24 hour staff cover Yes, via out of hours team. 
Computer / internet access No 
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? No restrictions. 
What support must clients engage with? Minimum 5 hours per week. 
Please detail any other significant house rules: No drugs on premises, no Anti Social Behaviour 


Tenure and costs

What is the minimum stay? None 
What is the maximum stay? 2 Years. 
What are the tenure options? AST 
What is the cost per week to the client? 128.13 p/w 


Restrictions

Minimum age accommodated?

16 
Maximum age accommodated?

21 
Genders accommodated?

Both 
Relationship status accommodated?

Singles only. No dependants. 
Are there any access restrictions and if so what? All flats are self contained. 



Address:

59 Cobwell Road
Retford
Nottinghamshire

Post code: DN22 7BW
Telephone: 01777 700782
Fax: 0115 841 2616
Client group: Young single homeless or vulnerably housed people aged 16 – 21 years with low to medium support needs.
Referral: Referrals are via Targeted Youth Support.
Public transport: Buses to all local centres, trains to major destinations on the East Coast Mainline.
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