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Accommodation/Homelessness

Accommodation/Homelessness

Supported Temporary Accommodation

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Bentley House Homeless Service

Address
Bentley House,
1 Bentley Villas,
Dun Laoghaire,
Co. Dublin
Tel
01 284 5148/ 01 230 1983
Fax
01 284 4736
Email
info@crosscare.ie
Web
http://www.crosscare.ie/
Service Provider
Crosscare
Gender Restrictions
Mixed
Minimum Age
18
Maximum Age
65
Target Group

Homeless men and women aged over 18 who have been sleeping rough. Can accept those with mental health, behavioural or alcohol problems and those barred from other services

Additional Information

Bentley House provides short term accommodation for men and women with support needs who are motivated towards living independently. Accommodation is shared and comprises of a mixture of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Must be from/made homeless from the Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown area. The service may accept people with alcohol, mental health and/or behavioural issues.  Staff provide food, advice, keyworking,  support planning and referrals to other agencies.

 

Referral Procedure

Self referrals as well as from Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Welfare Team.

Referral Agencies

Will accept self referrals and agency referrals. Must be registered with Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Vacancies

Regular availabilty

Minimum Stay
1 night
Maximum Stay
Six months
Support

Keyworking staff team plus Manager & Deputy Manager.  Waking night cover.  Residents are provided with food, washing & laundry facilities.

 

Public Transport

Dún Laoghaire DART station - 5 minutes walk. Buses: 7, 45A.

 
Equal Opportunities

A full set of Policies & Procedures are available.

Resident Access

Nightly curfew – 11pm

Visitors

Only on Sundays between 10am and 7pm.  No under 18 yr old permitted on the premises.

Disabled Facilities

Yes

Tenure

No drugs or alcohol to be consumed on the premises. Contact and Accommodation Agreement signed upon entry.

Units
12 Apartments (1 @ 1 bedroom offering one bed space, 6 @ 1 bedroom offering two bed spaces and 5 @ 2 bedroom offering 4 bed spaces) plus one observation bedroom on the ground floor.
Spaces
35