Christian Action Housing - Young People Services
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single young people between 18-25 with support needs who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This includes care leavers, those who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community, and young people with mild to moderate mental health issues. Applicants must have a local connection to the LB of Enfield and access to public funds.
Who we cannot help
People with a history of arson, serious violence and sex offending. People who do not have an income.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Referrals to the service are accepted from statutory and voluntary sector services. Self-referrals are also accepted.
Contact 02088877971 Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm, or email YoungPeopleReferrals@christianaction.org.uk. Agency or applicant to complete referral screening form and applicant invited to an interview assessment if eligible. Placements are currently available.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
3 full time Youth Coaches on-site at each service between 8am-10pm, Security Officers on site between 10pm-8am, and emergency on-call system. Keywork system with weekly/fortnightly or monthly meetings depending on support need. Support plans with agreed outcomes reviewed on a 3-6 month basis. Support offered across several areas including employment, education and training, independent living, mental health and wellbeing, financial skills, practical life skills and referrals to specialise services.
Rooms within shared flats and houses and self contains units across 6 services.