day centres and hostels
If you want to stay in this project you cannot apply directly yourself. Look in How to get in below for more information.
Silverdale Street Supported Housing Project
1-3 Silverdale Street
Barrow in Furness
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Young single homeless people. Prioritise applicants with a local connection to Barrow in Furness.
Will not accept
Arsonists, sex offenders, those with convictions for serious violent assault.
How to get in ^ back to top
All referrals come from the Central Access Point, Supporting People Cumbria County Council.
Operate waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
Staff available 24/7, sleep-in cover. Emergency on-call system. Keyworker system. Provide support around benefits, finance, housing, life skills, health, safety, substance abuse, training, education and employment. Emphasis on attending college, training and work placements and involvement in the community.
Invited facilitators from external services provide group sessions on sexual health and drug/alcohol issues.
Access to move-on
Provide tenancy training and practical help with move on. Offer follow-up support and have an open door policy.
Accommodation ^ back to top
£7.47pw required from residents receiving benefits.
|Furnishings||Rooms partly furnished.|
|Other facilities||Computer/training room, active zone for fitness, TV lounge, laundry room, small outside space with seating.|
|Disabled facilities||Could accommodate 2 wheelchair users, although there are no specific aids or adaptations.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in own room only. Must attend residents' meetings. Licence agreement.
No access between 11.30pm-8am.
10am-10pm. No overnight guests.
Monthly residents' meetings. Monthly activity group meetings. Weekly activity sessions and tenancy training.
Volunteering and donations ^ back to top
Food, clothes, household goods. money. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01229 31850 for details.
Further information ^ back to top