Elizabeth Anderson House is a residential project for teenage parents or pregnant women. We provide a safe short term intensively supported place for teenage parents and their children. Staff will work with residents to complete an assessment of housing support needs. These could include managing money or preparing healthy meals for residents and their children. Residents will receive advice and assistance to claim benefits, access training, education or employment.
You will pay rent to the landlord LHT.We will help you claim any benefits that you are entitled to and help you budget your money.
Staff will agree a plan with you to help you gain the skills you need to be able to live independently and look after your child. They will work with you on things like cooking, cleaning, DIY, budgeting and parenting skills.We work with Connexions, Sure Start, teenage pregnancy services and social services.We will also help you access any other services that you may need.
What about my child?
The project provides a quiet and safe environment for you and your child. We will help you to develop the skills you need to become a confident parent.You will be able to access services from two local Children’s Centres i.e. play groups, sleep workshops and healthy snacks sessions.
Will I be safe?
The house is staffed 24 hours a day.You will need to take responsibility for your visitors and keep to any Health and Safety rules.
We have clear policies on bullying, harassment and violence, which will not be tolerated.
Drugs are not allowed in the house or flats.
You will have your own flat within the house and you will not need to share any facilities.
If you wish to apply for our teen parent accommodation and housing support service please fill in our application form here.
Tel/fax: 0151 7289218