Hamilton

South Lanarkshire provides a housing support service to young people aged 16–25 who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.

Address

22A Mill Road, Hamilton, ML3 8HU.

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Telephone

0141 274 8079

Email

talk@wheatley-care.com

Facilities:




Further Information
 

The service offers vulnerable young people the opportunity to work with staff to make the successful transition to adulthood and independent living.

The key areas of support provided are:

  • Supporting to develop skills needed to maintain a tenancy
  • Assistance with completion of forms e.g. Housing Benefit
  • Signposting to access other support services e.g. health, social work, leisure and education
  • Support to attend appointments.
  • Assistance with budgeting, correspondence/ debt advice/nutrition awareness
  • Advice and advocacy
  • Resettlement support.
  • Build skills and knowledge of your community.

The service is available 8am-8pm depending on needs of the individuals we support.

Carlisle Road Outreach Housing Support Service

The service is registered with the Care Inspectorate to provide a Housing Support Service to people moving on from Loretto Housing Association's 1st Stop Homeless Accommodation Service to South Lanarkshire Council’s

Temporary Furnished Accommodation or permanent accommodation within the South Lanarkshire area.

The key areas of support provided are:

  • Supporting to develop skills needed to maintain a tenancy
  • Assistance with completion of forms e.g. Housing Benefit
  • Signposting to access other support services e.g. health, social work, leisure and education
  • Support to attend appointments.
  • Assistance with budgeting, correspondence/ debt advice/nutrition awareness
  • Advice and advocacy
  • Resettlement support.
  • Build skills and knowledge of community.

Referrals received from South Lanarkshire, Social Work Services Homeless team

How to make a referral
 

There is no direct access to either service. Individuals can be referred by:

  • South Lanarkshire Young Persons Intensive Outreach Housing
  • South Lanarkshire Social Work resources
  • South Lanarkshire Housing Resources.

All referrals go through the service monitoring group which includes the Deputy Service Manager, Debbie Kennedy (SW Resources) and Pat Douglas (Housing Resources) who will agree on the appropriateness, support requirements and priority of the referral.

Email: Debbie.Kennedy@southlanarkshire.gsx.gov.uk or Patricia.Douglas@southlanarkshire.gsx.gov.uk

Carlisle Road Outreach Housing Support Service

Service users for Carlisle Road can be referred to the service by South Lanarkshire Housing Resources (Hamilton / Larkhall team).

Latest Care Inspectorate Report: www.careinspectorate.com CS2007142366

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