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Salvation Army - Centenary & Calder Lifehouses

Referral address

Centenary House
2 Victoria Street
Belfast
BT1 3GE

Phone

028 9032 0320

Fax

028 9043 4944

 

Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Single homeless men. Work with Criminal Justice Services in supporting ex-offenders. Can accommodate 12 rough sleepers on a nightly basis. Can accept service users with dogs.

Will not accept

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

Age
Minimum18
MaximumNone
Average40

How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in any time. Application form completed at interview. Require proof of ID for housing benefit. Nightshelter: opens 10pm, accommodation allocated on arrival.

Waiting list

No waiting list.

Vacancies

Daily.

Length of stay
Minimum1 night
Maximum2 years
Average6 months

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

Staff available 24/7. Compulsory one-to-one keywork system with regular meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes. Staff provide programme covering life skills, cooking, health & wellbeing, an activities programme and employment volunteering opportunities.

Health services

Weekly health clinic delivered in house by Homeless Person's Nursing Service.

Access to move-on

Options will be discussed and assistance provided in sourcing accommodation. Guidance in responding to offers of accommodation. Practical assistance on moving day of . Limited follow up support service available to service users.

Accommodation ^ back to top

Total spaces

120 68 single rooms, 40 flats (12 self catering), 12 emergency single rooms.

Rooms

Single: 68
Flat: 40
Emergency: 12
£34.49pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

Facilities
FurnishingsRooms fully furnished.
Other facilitiesLounge, games room, computer room, library, gym, in-house weekly cinema.
FoodHalf board, apart from 12 self catering flats.
Disabled facilities2 wheelchair users can be accommodated in the Calder Fountain Complex.

Rules and policies ^ back to top

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in designated areas only. Licence agreement.

Resident access

If intending to be away more than 2 nights, must inform staff.

Visitors

During specific visiting times. No under 18s. No overnight guests.

User participation

Regular residents' meetings. Residents representatives on advisory board and health and safety board.

Volunteering and donations ^ back to top

Volunteering

Currently have 6 volunteers. wide range of opportunities available, email Stephen.potter@salvationarmy.org.uk or phone 028 9032 0320 for further information.

Donations

Men's clothing, toiletries. food, money. Phone 028 9032 0320 for details.

Further information ^ back to top

"Prayers are held each morning and spiritual help and support is available through the centre chaplain."

Group

Salvation Army.

Public transport

Belfast Central train station - 15 minutes walk. Bus station - 2 minutes walk.

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