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Open Homes Nottingham - Supported Lodgings

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single young people aged 16-25 who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or vulnerably housed. No local connection required.


Men only and women only

Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from approx 10 named agencies, including Nottingham City Housing Aid and Emmanuel House (please contact Nightstop for details of the other trained referral agencies).

Referral procedure

Referrals accepted Mon-Fri 11am-5pm. Form completed whilst interview carried out by referral agency. Must be referred to Nottingham Nightstop initially as part of the assessment process.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

A Support Worker supports each young person on placement, in addition to the support provided by the host. Support sessions are given weekly and provide support around independent living skills, benefits, budgeting, finding education/work, referrals to additional support services where needed, help to find long term accommodation.


Room in a family home with access to shared bathroom, kitchen and lounge, 2-3 placements.