One Housing Group -Young People's Service (Islington)
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people aged 16-21 with a range of support needs, who have been identified as statutory homeless by LB Islington. Must have a local connection to LB Islington.
Who we cannot help
People with a history of arson.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Only accept agency referrals via LB Islington Referrals Co-ordinator Team.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Application form completed by referral agency. One Support do assessment and interview. Require proof of ID and income. May require additional information.
Length of stay
6 months - 1 Year
Support and accommodation
Staffing and support varies according to project eg 24 hour waking cover in high support project, visiting support in low support projects. Compulsory keywork system with regular meetings. Support plans, reviewed regularly. Staff provide support around benefits, independent living skills, accessing community facilities, education and employment opportunities and local support groups.
In 10 schemes, some shared, some self contained.