St Bart’s Mental Health Support Services coordinate accommodation for people living with a mental illness who need 2-4 hours support per day in order to live independently in the community.
Community Recovery Villages
Community Recovery Villages (CRVs) are medium to long term accommodation for people living with a mental illness who need 2-4 hours support per day in order to live independently in the community.
All residents of the CRV’s must -
- Be referred by the local mental health service
- Be aged between 18 – 65 on entry
- Be living with a mental illness
- Have support needs of between 2 – 4 hours per day
- Have the desire to live in the CRV
- Have provided informed consent
- Have significant links to the area
- Be homeless or at risk of homelessness (may be living with elderly parents/family and be at risk of losing their tenancy)
The CRVs are developments of fully furnished one, two or three bedroom units
- Each site can house between 22 – 25 residents
- All bedrooms are single occupancy and have private bathroom facilities
- Each unit has a dining/kitchen area, a lounge area, a laundry and a store
- There is a separate staff unit, which is also the office
- Staff on site 24 / 7
- 2-4 hours support per day with everyday living skills
Length of Stay
- For some as their level of independence and confidence grows, they may move to other accommodation
- If a persons circumstances change they will be helped to find new accommodation
- The rent will be 25% of your income, plus any rent assistance that you are entitled to
- There is an additional utilities charge to cover the cost of electricity, gas and water
- There is a bond payable, equivalent to four weeks’ rent
- A small charge will be made each week to cover furniture and equipment replacement.
|Address||20 Arnott Court Kelmscott WA 6111|
|Mob||0402 212 041|
|Address||1 Channon Street Bentley WA 6107|
|Mob||0402 186 503|
|Address||15 Limosa Close Stirling WA 6017|
|Mob||0421 977 064|
|Address||91 Patterson Drive Middle Swan WA 6056|
|Mob||0423 775 113|
Please download and print the appropriate referral form;
Transitional/Respite Accommodation Units
This service provides short term community based traditional or respite accommodation for adults aged 18 years and older who are living with a mental illness.
People referred to this service may be experiencing a social crisis, require respite or be homeless or at risk of homelessness.
All potential residents must -
- Be referred by a recognised health service.
- Have a referral form completed by the referring agency.
- Have a nominated Case Manager who will provide clinical supervision and support.
In addition the Case Manager will be responsible to provide any clinical care which is required, i.e.
- injections, arranging prescriptions or doctors appointments;
- assistance to the person in finding long-term accommodation;
- have regular contact with the resident whilst at the unit.
The accommodation is provided over three pairs of duplexes owned by the Department of Housing and leased by St Bart’s.
- Each facility has six single rooms.
- Located close to the mental health services in Bentley, Midland and Rockingham/Kwinana.
- Residents are assisted with daily living activities.
- Staff available 24/7
- Close contact is maintained with mental health service clinical staff through the relevant Case Manager.
- Staff will assist in finding long-term accommodation.
The cost is approximately 25% of the resident’s income. This includes the accommodation and a light breakfast.
|Cannington Accommodation Unit|
|Address||73 Mallard Way Cannington WA 6107|
|Ph||08 9358 1256|
|Fax||08 9358 1356|
|Mob||0405 500 852|
|Medina Accommodation Unit|
|Address||61 Ougden Way Medina WA 6167|
|Ph||08 9419 1741|
|Fax||08 9419 2913|
|Mob||0404 849 453|
|Midland Accommodation Unit|
|Address||7 George Street Midland WA 6056|
|Ph||08 9274 0888|
|Fax||08 9274 0808|
|Mob||0410 504 958|
- To help you with your recovery and for the benefit of all residents the CSRUs and Accommodation Units are alcohol and illegal drug free zones.
- For your safety, threatening, abusive or intimidating behaviour is not tolerated.
- Continued non-compliance with house rules may result in a review of your residency