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Woodleaze is a supported housing project for young people aged 16-25.  It’s very exciting as it is the first service like this in South Gloucestershire, and although Woodleaze is not a new building, it has been totally remodelled to make it suitable for this service. 

Where is Woodleaze?
Woodleaze is in Yate, off Station Road, close to Southwold House, the Ridgewood Centre, and a major shopping centre. It also has good public transport links into Bristol.

What is the accommodation?
Your own space
There are18 flats - each flat will have a bathroom, a bedroom, and a kitchenette/lounge area; every 4 or 5 flats will then share a full cluster kitchen; the flats are fully furnished.
You will need to buy and cook your own food, but if you have not done this before, we can help you learn to budget and cook.  
Woodleaze is over two floors – there is not a lift in the building; there is an accessible flat on the ground floor which has adapted fittings.
You will have keys to your own flat, and to the cluster flat front door, but you will not be given a key to the front door of the building.  
Staff are on site 24/7, but there will be a time after which you will be encouraged to be in the building, and in your own flat, and the shared areas such as the lounge will be closed. There is also CCTV in the building.
You will not be able to have visitors in the building (apart from visiting professionals) and will not be able to have overnight guests.
Pets are not allowed at Woodleaze.
The expected length of stay is up to 12 months; staff will work with you to look at suitable accommodation for you to move on to.

Click here to read more about the accomodation.

Young people can be referred to Woodleaze through a PA, social worker, or the housing team at South Gloucestershire council.
1625 Independent People will then meet or speak with you to carry out an Initial Needs Assessment (INA) to explore your needs and ambitions and to see if they can be safely met at Woodleaze. 
It’s also a time for you to ask any questions you have about Woodleaze.
Following the INA, we will consider whether Woodleaze is suitable for your personal needs.  If so, you could move in as soon as an appropriate flat becomes available.

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