We provide temporary supported accommodation for single adults aged 16 - 25 who are homeless.
We support young people in gaining the confidence and skills to live independently within the community, ensuring support packages are in place.
Our staff are available 24/7 to provide help with independent living skills for example, cooking, cleaning, gate keeping, budgeting, paying bills, filling in forms, employability, emotional support and accompanying to professional meetings.
The accommodation comprises of five shared flats with three bedrooms each, with a communal lounge, shared bathroom and a kitchen.
Support is provided either within the service or through referrals to other agencies, this could include housing options advice, developing independent living, assisting with communication needs, improving physical & mental health, addressing any substance misuse problems, income / debt advice, legal issues, utilising social networks and sourcing employment or training opportunities.
The aim of the service is to provide a safe living environment for service users during their transition from homelessness to permanent long term accommodation.
All referrals come from The City of Edinburgh Councils, Hostels and Temporary Accommodation Service.
Temporary Accommodation Service
1a Parliament Square
Tel: 0131 529 7125
Fax: 0131 529 7553
Contact the service directly for more information.