Depaul UK - Nightstop London
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single people aged 16-25 with low support needs, who are homeless in London. Must have a local connection.
Who we cannot help
People who are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, and those showing violent behaviour at the time of referral. Those with a history of arson. People with high support needs.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Referrals from anyone working with young people in any London borough, including colleges and other non-homelessness agencies.
Phone 10am-4pm Mon-Fri. The young person must be available at the time of the referral. An initial phone call is required to ensure availability and discuss suitability then a referral form including a risk assessment will need to be completed.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
Volunteers work on a rota basis providing 1 night up to 6 weeks' accommodation in their home. Volunteers offer no formal support, keyworking or action planning. Paid staff process referrals and are available 'on-call' throughout all placements.
Average - varies according to number of volunteer hosts.
Referral agencies encouraged to provide transport to the host's home.