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One YMCA - Bishop's Stortford Hostel

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people with support needs aged 18-30. Priority given to applicants with a local connection.

Who we cannot help




Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Referrals are only accepted from the local council for the crashpad only from East Herts council, communal facilities for children looked after, referrals will only be accepted from Herts County Council

Referral procedure

Phone, download or call in for an application form, which must be completed prior to interview., proof of identity and proof of NI number.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour support available 7 days a week. Staff provide support via client-centred support planning.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Bishop's Stortford train station - 10 minutes walk. bus stop outside the building