Catalyst - Britannia Foyer
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single people aged 16-25 with support needs who are either homeless or in housing need. Must have a local connection to the area.
Who we cannot help
History of arson, violence or sex offence.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Local authority or hyh
Either local authority housing options team or Herts Young Homeless
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
Staffed 24 hrs, 2 full time and 6 part time staff, sleep-in cover. Keywork system (average 4 residents per key worker), with weekly-monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide support around life skills, budgeting, drug and health awareness, and help with accessing education, training and employment. There is one crash pad room where homeless residents age 16 to 18 are referred by Herts Young Homeless and funded by HCC
Shared kitchen and hallway, 2 residents per flat
Waltham Cross train station - 5 minutes walk.
Bus station 10 minute walk