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Catalyst - Young Persons Services Stevenage

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs, including those with low level drug, alcohol or mental health issues. Priority to applicants with a local connection to Stevenage Borough Council area.

Who we cannot help

History of arson, violence or sex offence.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from Stevenage Borough Council, Hertfordshire Young Homeless Group, and Connexions.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 10am-5pm for application form, completed by applicant and agency before interview. Need 2 proofs of ID, eg passport, bank statement, birth certificate, NI card, letter from GP/agency, and background information and proof of income and/or benefits.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time and 9 part time staff on-site, sleep-in cover at Hutton House and Ripon Road. Lower support with no sleep-in cover at Broadwater Crescent (last stage accommodation). Keywork system, weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviews. All referrals should be emailed to the central inbox - stevenage@chg.org.uk

Total spaces



In 3 buildings.

Further information

Public transport

Stevenage Train Station for all 3 projects