Keymoves Hostel

Keymoves offers supported accommodation for single women only, who wish to have support to enable them to move on into more suitable accommodation.  The service provides 24 hour, temporary direct access, and emergency accommodation to vulnerable women who are homeless with a range of support needs. 

Keymoves helps to make positive changes in womens lives by:

  • building self – esteem

  • stabilising lives

  • promoting independent living 

  • accessing suitable move-on accommodation 

The accommodation comprises of six shared flats that are located on three floors of the building.  Residents share the communal facilities, live independently and self cater. Keymoves provides a keyworking system for support and access services from specialist agencies as required. Keymoves offers: 

  • Your own Keyworker

  • Weekly keywork meetings to look at; housing options, and any other identified support needs

  • Support to develop confidence and skills

  • Fully furnished room in shared flat

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Black and Minority Ethnic
  • Drug and Alcohol Users
  • Homeless People
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender
  • Older People
  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties
  • Survivors of Abuse
  • Women
  • Young People
    • 18 years plus, women only

Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Single women (no children) over the age of 18

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any Agency

By Appointment

This service is available by appointment only.

Contact Info. & Service Address

2 Cranston Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BE

Office Hours

7 days a week 9:00am - 5:00pm

Service Hours

-24 hours a day, 7 days a week.-

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 556 8939
Fax: 0131 557 2338
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.keymoves.org.uk

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Information in community languages
  • This service is not accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Provider's Name: Keymoves Cranston Street Hostel

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Keymoves is a temporary accommodation Housing Support Service for single women only, who wish to access support to enable them to move into more suitable housing.

 

The service has single room accommodation for up to twenty women.  The accommodation is over three floors and all of the residents share the communal facilities in each flat providing independent living and self catering facilities.

 

The hostel is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and there is a curfew in place.

 

Staff can assist residents to access specialist support services in keyworking sessions to enable women to sustain their housing options.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 556 8939
Fax: 0131 557 2338
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.keymoves.org.uk

Office Hours

7 days a week 9:00am – 5:00pm

Service Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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