We use cookies to provide vital functionality. For more information, please see our cookie policy.

Manage cookie preferences


Barnardo's - Futures Nightstop

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-21. Applicants must be in Leeds at time of referral unless escaping harassment or violence and in need of accommodation outside their local area.

Who we cannot help

History of arson. History of violence. Unmanaged addictions. Sex offenders.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from agencies only, self-referrals not accepted.. Most referrals come from Housing (0113 243 1894), St George's Crypt (0113 245 9061), Homelessness Advice and Prevention Service (0113 247 6319), local hostels and Social Services Emergency Duty Teams.

Referral procedure

Referral from 9.30am - 4.30pm. Monday to Friday Referral form completed by agency, self referrals are not accepted.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

≤ 1 Week

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Young people are expected to return to the referring agency for ongoing support.

Total spaces



Own bedroom in volunteer host's home. Number of spaces available varies.

Further information

Public transport

Bus details provided to hosts' homes and bus fares paid by referral agency.