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Accommodation

Hightown HA - Dacorum Young People's Housing


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people with support needs. Local connection required.

Who we cannot help

History of arson, violence or sex offence. Recent history of arson.

Gender

Mixed

Minimum age accepted

16

Maximum age accepted

24

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone, call in Mon-Fri 10am-10pm or write. Application form completed by prospective resident and agency prior to interview. Require proof of ID and references.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation


Support offered

1 Senior support Worker, 2 Full-Time Support Worker, 1 Part-Time Support Worker, 1 Student Social worker, 3 Night supervisors. Staffed 7 days per week 9am-6:45am. key worker system, with meetings at least weekly. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly-6 monthly. Provide advice and support around independent living skills, communication, benefits, education, training and employment and help with accessing relevant agencies.

Total spaces

8

Further information

Public transport

Hemel Hempstead bus station - 10 minutes walk.