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Housing & Homelessness

Everyone deserves a roof above their head, stability and a warm place to welcome them home. At Cranstoun, we understand that housing is a basic human right. Together, we can move towards a world where everyone has their own place to thrive.

Why Cranstoun helps

At Cranstoun, we understand that everything starts with a home. Having a place to sleep, a chance to be part of your local community and a space to be proud of makes for a brighter, safer, better life. Every person is walking their own unique path, and because of this everyone’s housing needs are different. The traditional housing systems that are in place within our society aren’t always the perfect fit for everyone in need. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing a number of unique services which allow you to receive the best support at the best time in the best way. Your safety, stability and happiness are our ultimate goal, and we’re passionate about creating lasting change in your life. Let’s work together to find where you belong. Safe, happy, healthy and empowered.

How Cranstoun helps

We work with people who regularly sleep rough, those that are struggling to keep their tenancy, those that are searching for housing stability and those transitioning from shared facility housing to independent living. We deliver a mix of housing services including those that work with people to avoid homelessness by responding to crises as well as services which accommodate those who have experienced homelessness for a long time. We’re passionate about empowering you with the right knowledge, support and connections. It’s not only important for you to find a safe place to live, but to also feel connected with your community, improve your mental health and wellbeing and know that where you are is the best place for you to thrive.

Cranstoun can offer the following housing services to you or someone you know:

  • Co-designed engagement, settlement and wraparound support plans
  • Harm reduction and ‘Staying Safe’ support
  • Support to maintain your tenancy
  • Assistance to overcome social exclusion (Access to services and community organisations)
  • Help with managing budgets and debt
  • Assistance with benefits
  • Support with independent living
  • Housing settlement planning
  • Tenancy sustainability checklists

Our support is always tailored to your needs with your goals at the forefront.

Have a look at the services available, below.

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Services

Domestic Abuse, Birmingham Housing

Domestic Abuse, Birmingham Housing

Cranstoun’s Lead worker and Floating Support services provide community-based floating support to Birmingham residents, assisting them to sustain the accommodation and/or find suitable alternative accommodation, preventing homelessness. To find out how we can help you or someone you care about, click below.

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 Family Support, Birmingham Housing

Family Support, Birmingham Housing

Cranstoun’s Lead worker and Floating Support services provide community-based floating support to Birmingham residents, assisting them to sustain the accommodation and/or find suitable alternative accommodation, preventing homelessness. To find out how we can help you or someone you care about, click below.

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Housing First, Birmingham Housing

Housing First, Birmingham Housing

Housing First supports entrenched rough sleepers in Birmingham to secure, settle into, and sustain their own accommodation. Housing First believes that housing is a right, and views secure housing as a stable platform from which other issues can be addressed.

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Housing Solutions, Birmingham Housing

Housing Solutions, Birmingham Housing

The Domestic Abuse Housing Solutions & Support Service is available to survivors of domestic abuse, with or without children, needing to access support, advice and accommodation with the aim of preventing or relieving homelessness.

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Mental Health, Birmingham Housing

Mental Health, Birmingham Housing

Cranstoun’s Lead worker and Floating Support services provide community-based floating support to Birmingham residents, assisting them to sustain the accommodation and/or find suitable alternative accommodation, preventing homelessness. To find out how we can help you or someone you care about, click below.

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Single Adults & Couples, Birmingham Housing

Single Adults & Couples, Birmingham Housing

Cranstoun’s Lead worker and Floating Support services provide community-based floating support to Birmingham residents, assisting them to sustain the accommodation and/or find suitable alternative accommodation, preventing homelessness. To find out how we can help you or someone you care about, click below.

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PURE, Birmingham Housing

PURE, Birmingham Housing

The PURE project brings together a range of coordinated interventions to assist Birmingham residents to overcome barriers into the employment market. The project is available to participants Birmingham-wide, with an emphasis on areas such as Ladywood, Aston, Lozells and East Handsworth.

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Wandsworth Housing

Wandsworth Housing

Our service in Wandsworth provides supported housing to borough residents in need of drug and alcohol support. We offer each service user up to nine hours of one-to-one and group support a week, working with 30 adults across five properties.

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