Referrals can be made either directly by the applicant or by a representative from an agency working on their behalf in a supportive or caring capacity such as but not limited to:

  • Social Worker
  • PBNI
  • Youth Justice
  • Drug Intervention Programmes
  • NHS (GP, Nurse etc.)
  • NIHE
  • Student Support Officers
  • Other Supported Accommodation Providers

Completion of an Agency Referral form will be required. A representative of the agency will be asked to attend the applicant’s interview.

 

Eligibility Criteria

Young people both male and female from all areas of Northern Ireland and elsewhere in the UK are eligible to apply.

To be eligible to receive the services of the SLATE Project the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be aged 16 – 25 years for accommodation based support
  • Applicants must be aged 18 – 25 years for floating support service
  • Be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Applicants must be included on   N.I.H.E waiting list for housing. In this way applicants are assessed according to their housing needs.
  • Have low to medium support needs.
  • Individuals must be willing to establish a personal support plan and work towards the agreed outcomes.
  • Applicants must be willing to accept the rules and conditions which apply to the service.


For more information about the process see our enquiries and applications form.

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