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Silverdale Street Supported Housing Project

Referral address

1-3 Silverdale Street
Barrow in Furness
LA14 1AT


01229 431850


01229 826529




Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Young single homeless people. No local connection required.

Will not accept

Arsonists, sex offenders, those with convictions for serious violent assault.


How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

All referrals come from the Central Access Point, Supporting People Cumbria County Council.

Waiting list

Operate waiting list.



Length of stay
Minimum1 month
Maximum2 years

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

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.

Health services

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

Total spaces



Single: 12
£7.47pw required from residents receiving benefits.

FurnishingsRooms partly furnished.
Other facilitiesComputer/training room, active zone for fitness, TV lounge, laundry room, small outside space with seating.
FoodSelf catering.
Disabled facilitiesCould 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.

Resident access

No access between 11.30pm-8am.


10am-10pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

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 silverdalestshare@accentgroup.org for details.

Further information ^ back to top



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