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Changing Lives - Scarcroft Project

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people 16- 21 who are homeless, or facing homelessness. Local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Recent history of arson. Unmanaged addictions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via City of York Council Single Access Point.

Referral procedure

SAP referral via City of York Council

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Weekly support meetings. Staff provide support with housing, budgeting, life skills, and access to education and employment. Referral to specialist agencies.

Total spaces



In three 3-bed flats shared communal areas

Further information

Public transport

York train station - 10 minutes walk.