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Refers to accommodation and support provided by organisations with expertise in supporting people to improve their life skills and opportunities.
A referral for supported housing for the young person will need be made via the care management team in the first instance, who will carry out a detailed assessment to see what type of accommodation is most suitable.
For more information and advice, the care management team can be contacted at:
Community Learning Disability Team
Telephone: 020 7313 6843 / 020 7313 6880
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Young people who are able to live independently can apply for ‘general needs housing’. The Council’s Housing Department will carry out an assessment to decide if the young person is a high priority. If the young person is a high priority, he/she can join the housing register, which is a list of people waiting for housing or to be rehoused.
For more information and advice, the Council’s Housing Department can be contacted at:
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Ground Floor Reception - Town Hall
Hornton Street, W8 7NX
Telephone: Housingline 020 7361 3008
Fax: 020 7368 0328