Anne Hope House is a therapeutic residential community for females coming out of a situation of homelessness who are seeking to make positive changes in their lives.
Residents at Anne Hope House are supported through a groupwork programme, one to one support, recreational activities and work and volunteering opportunities. In addition to in house support individuals will be linked in with external agencies as appropriate to provide a full package of care. Individuals will be expected to partake in community activities such as assisting in cooking and cleaning within the house.
Anne Hope House is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by an all female team.
Accommodation is provided in a community setting for women who have a desire to work towards living independently but who do not yet feel ready to take this step. There are 12 spaces in a combination of 4 twin and 8 single bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities. Meals are provided from the central kitchen and eaten together in the dining room. Residents are encouraged to be involved with the preparation and serving of meals, and to have a responsibility for participating in kitchen duty. Public areas are made up of a lounge, a communal dining room, a laundry room and a garden.
Accommodation is offered to women aged 18-65 who are motivated to make positive changes in their lives.
Individuals are admitted who are demonstrating a desire to engage with the groupwork programme and one to one support at Anne Hope House.
Anne Hope House is a dry house and residents must have a desire to adopt an alcohol and drug free lifestyle. Some residents may have had issues with substance misuse.
As one of the main emphasis of Anne Hope House is community living it is important that each resident is at ease with this social setting.
Residents at Anne Hope House are required to sign an Occupancy Agreement. They are advised that if they fail to meet their responsibilities under the terms of the agreement, they may be asked to leave. A copy of the Occupancy Agreement is available on request.
How to apply
For further information please contact the team on 0131 552 3907. The address of the unit is confidential.