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Newark Emmaus Trust

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young homeless people aged 16-25, including young mothers and babies, young pregnant women aged 16-25, ex-offenders and people with histories of alcohol and substance abuse. Priority given to people with a Newark and Sherwood connection.

Who we cannot help

History of arson, sex offenders.


Mixed, men only & women only

Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency and Local Authority. Direct referrals can be made, and young people do not have to be approved by the local authority priority waiting list system.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-11pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5pm for an application form or to arrange an interview.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

13 full/part time staff 24/7. Keywork system, weekly meetings. Staff support with welfare benefits, accessing education and training, cooking, hygiene, laundry and health matters. Residents' activity programme. Basic training in a range of skills, including qualifications and parenting skills are also provided.

Total spaces



In 10 buildings, Consisting of shared houses, self contained flats and houses for mothers and their babies.

Further information

Public transport

Newark Northgate train station - 5 minutes walk. Newark Castle station - 10 minutes walk.