There is no timescale for when a young adult should be ready for his or her own home. This is done to ensure the young adult is prepared before taking this significant step in their lives. Over this time, they will be set up with their own bank accounts, passport, benefits, and anything else you would expect someone living independently to possess.
When young adults are assessed as ready, staff will begin setting them up in their own homes. This will be a slow transition from semi-independence to a home of their choosing.
The young adults we accommodate, and support have varying needs which may include:
- Mental health issues
- Challenging behaviour
- Moderate learning disabilities
- Drug and alcohol abuse
- Self-harming behaviours
- Gang involvement
- Criminal behaviour
- Low level sexualised behaviour
- Unaccompanied asylum seekers