Gipsil - Our Way Leeds (OWL)
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people and young parents in housing need. Priority given to young people with care experience and young offenders.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Basic details taken and triage arranged. Agencies can complete form electronically.
Length of stay
6 months - 1 Year
Support and accommodation
- prevention service (mediation and staying put solutions)
- emergency & group living (24/7)
- complex needs (being developed)
- dispersed tenancies: Staff provide visiting support up to twice a week initially, then weekly. Support mainly around housing issues. Support provided till 10pm wee days and 10-6 weekends. Three locality hubs close to accommodation open Mon-Fri with internet access, use of phone, laundry facilities, various activities, projects to access employment, training and volunteering & Independent Living Skills.
Bus 272 to Leeds - 5 mins walk.