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Depaul UK - The Grove

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Care leavers up to the age of 25, if social services continue to support. 16/17 year old child in need, child in care, and unaccompanied asylum-seekers.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Social services via YMCA

Referral procedure

Has to be through social services and YMCA

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 Part time staff available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Key worker system and support plans. Provide support around independent living skills and encouragement around getting back into education and accessing college courses. Offer money management and cookery sessions. Floating support for 3 months.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Gravesend train station - 5 mins walk. Town centre buses - 5 mins walk.