Cobwell Road Young Persons Project - NCHA

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Cobwell Road is a short term, supported housing project for 16-21 year olds who are homeless or who are being threatened with homelessness.

Description of service and support

Accommodation consists of 8 self contained flats and 2 bedsits.  All are self contained, fully furnished and maintained to a high standard.  It is close to local amenities and has easy access to the local train station.
5 members of staff are available. 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; 
 - Support to gain access to City and Guilds qualification;
 - 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);
 - Monthly Service User meetings and users are encouraged to be involved in maintaining a pleasant and safe environment;
 - Involvement in producing support package.  

After staying at Cobwell Road clients generally move to independence or to Wright Wilson Street for ongoing move-on support.

Capacity and facilities

No of places 10
No of baths / head
No of showers / head 
No of toilets / head 
Own cooking facilities Yes 
Meals provided No 
24 hour staff cover Yes through out of hours team
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? Max 2 visitors per flat. 
What are the restrictions on overnight guests? Yes 
What support must clients engage with? High levels of support (15 hrs 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? Licence. 
What is the cost per week to the client? 174.01 p/w 


Minimum age accommodated?

Maximum age accommodated?

Genders accommodated?

Male and Female
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
Post code: DN22 7BW
Telephone: 01777 700782
Fax: 0115 841 2616
Client group: Young people aged 16-21 years who are homeless or who are being threatened with homelessness.
Referral: Referral is via Targeted Youth Support.
Public transport: 2 mins from train station on East Coast Mainline, buses to all local centres.
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