Roebuck Close

Blackburn BB2 01254 278 579

Roebuck Close has 10 one-bedroom apartments. We provide support for adults aged 18 and over, with a range of mental health needs, encouraging them to develop their skills and live as independently as possible.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site during office hours, five days per week
  • Short-term supported housing for up twelve months
  • Communal laundry room and garden



A residential area of Blackburn, within walking distance of the shops and amenities in the town centre, as well as public transport links.

Accommodation type

Accommodation Type

10 furnished one-bedroom apartments, each with a bedroom, lounge/diner, kitchen and shower room.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

All apartments are let on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement.

Communal areas

Communal areas

A shared laundry room and communal garden.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV and a secure door access system help to ensure residents’ safety and security.

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Support planning

Staff draw up a personalised support plan with residents using the Mental Health Recovery Star model.

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff are on-site during office hours, five days per week, giving residents peace of mind that support is on-hand. There is an out-of-hours telephone service, should residents require any further support.

Additional support services

We also provide follow-on support when residents move on to live independently, as well as offering floating support to people living in the local area, through our Blackburn Floating Support service.

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Maintaining a tenancy
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Building positive relationships
  • Accessing education, training and work
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Socialising and community involvement
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Signposting and accessing other services
  • Planning a successful move-on

Scheme leaflet

For more details, download the Roebuck Close Scheme Leaflet (PDF 406KB).

Alternatively, if you have any questions about the care and support services we provide, please contact us at Roebuck Close directly.



To be eligible for support from Roebuck Close, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Have a mental health need and require support
  • Live in the Blackburn area

How to apply

To apply directly, please complete the enquiry form below and ask for an application form. We also accept referrals from the adult social care team at Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

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