Christian Action Housing - Young People Services
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single people aged 16-24 with low to high support needs who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness. Can accept care leavers. Must have a local connection to LB Enfield or Haringey.
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
All referrals can be self-referral or via an agency or social services for under 18.
To make a referral contact 0208 807 1988, complete a screening tool and client will be invited for an interview. Waiting list very long at present for 18+ services.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
3-4 full time staff on-site 8am-10pm at each service, security guard 10pm-8am, emergency on-call system. Keywork system with weekly/fortnightly or monthly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least monthly or every 6 months. Referral agency, key professionals and relatives are invited to be involved in support planning process. Support provided around benefits, life skills, employment and training and access to specialist services.
Room in shared flats or houses, some self-contained at Enfield Foyer.