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Accommodation Services

SHORT-TERM HOUSING FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS
Mental Health Housing Services - TRANSITIONAL HOUSING UNITS

 
“The staff here treat you like a real person who has feelings.” 
 
“If it wasn’t for this support, I know that I’d be walking the streets.”
 
 
What are Transitional Housing Units?
This service offers short-term housing opportunities to help people learn or regain the skills needed to live independently in the future. The service provides a safe place to live between hospital and home. Short-term leases range from six to eight months but long-term support is also available for up to two years.  Some apartments have two bedrooms, making them ideal for anyone who would prefer to share with a partner, friend, or another person.
A member of staff is available on-site 24 hours-a-day. They offer practical help and support from 8am to 9pm and are always available out-of-hours for emergencies.
 
Who is this service for?
The service is available for adults over 18 living with mental health needs and who may also have issues around drug/alcohol use and/or social isolation.  
 
How can I access the service?
A referral to one of the appropriate units (see below) should be made through a healthcare professional, voluntary sector service, community mental health team or Adult Social Care. A request can then be made to the Transitional Housing Unit who will assess the request and make an application on behalf of the individual for a short-hold tenancy agreement with Progress Care Housing Association who provide the accommodation.  
 
Contact for referrals (copy of referral form in 'downloads' below):
 
144 Spen Lane THU, Leeds, LS16 5EJ
Tel: 0113 336 7877
 
Cottingley Court THU, Cottingley Approach, Leeds, LS11 0HP
Tel: 0113 336 7727
 
Bewerley Croft THU, Northcote Drive, Leeds, LS11 6DN
Tel: 0113 336 7732



SHORT TERM HOUSING FOR PLANNED RESPITE OR IN TIMES OF CRISIS
Mental Health Housing Services - TRANSITIONAL HOUSING UNITS, RESPITE & CRISIS

 

What is the respite service?
Respite offers a break from the everyday stresses of living alone, or in a difficult environment. It also gives family, friends or carers a chance to take some time from their caring responsibilities. 

How does the service work?
Anyone using the respite service will be allocated a keyworker who will offer care and support during their stay.
The accommodation includes two self-contained, self-catering apartments at each of the units and can be used for one night and up to two weeks.

Who is this service for?
The service is for adults over 18 with mental health needs who may also have issues around drug or alcohol use and/or social isolation. 
 
How can I access the service?
A referral to one of the appropriate units (see below) should be made through a healthcare professional, voluntary sector service, community mental health team or Adult Social Care. Contacts for referrals:

144 Spen Lane THU, Leeds, LS16 5EJ
Tel: 0113 336 7877

Cottingley Court THU, Cottingley Approach, Leeds, LS11 0HP
Tel: 0113 336 7727

Bewerley Croft THU, Northcote Drive, Leeds, LS11 6DN
Tel: 0113 336 7732



What is the crisis service?
Crisis apartments are available within housing units and can be used from one night or for up to two weeks. The facilities provide an alternative to hospital admission in situations where social support rather than medical care is required, and aims to resolve, where possible, a crisis situation for the person and their carer.
This service is offered in partnership with Leeds & York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Crisis Assessment Service (CAS) and Intensive Community Services (ICS). 

Who is this service for?
The service is for adults over 18 years old living with mental health needs, and who are experiencing a crisis in mental health, accommodation provision or where hospital discharge is delayed.

How can I access the service?
For more information about this service, call the Crisis Assessment Service on 0300 300 1485.

 

"Short-term housing got me out of a tricky situation. The staff were brilliant and helped me no end!"