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Catalyst - Osborne House

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.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Local authority or hyh

Referral procedure

Either local authority housing options team or Herts Young Homeless

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time and 6 part time staff, available daily. Keywork system (4 residents per key worker), weekly-monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide support around independent living skills, benefits, drug and health awareness, access to education and training services. Regular residents' meetings.

Total spaces



5 residents share 2 shower rooms, 2 toilets and 1 downstairs kitchen

Further information

Public transport

Theobalds Street and Cheshunt train stations - 30 mins walk. Bus stop opposite.