Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 16-25. No local connection required.
Who we cannot help
Chemically dependent individuals. History of arson, violence or sex offence. High needs.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept referrals from local agencies working with young people.
Phone Mon-Fri 10am-3pm for information, including details for self-referrals on how to be referred. Initial assessment made by project worker, then referral form completed with young person. Require background information from social workers or Probation Officers where appropriate.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
Staff provide support on a range of issues, main focus on housing and life skills. On-call support at night and weekends.
Room in host's house. Total spaces may vary, depending on number of volunteer hosts.
Transport usually provided to and from hosts' homes by volunteer drivers or staff and bus pass provided for the next morning.