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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.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from agencies, including Nottingham City Housing Aid, District & Borough Councils Housing Departments, Social Care, Emmanuel House, Framework Street Outreach Team, Refugee Forum (Contact Open Homes Nottingham for details of the other trained referral agencies. Staff of other potential referral agencies should contact Open Homes Nottingham to access referral form).

Referral procedure

Referrals accepted Mon-Fri 10am-5pm from referral agencies, with majority of clients coming via Nottingham Nightstop.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


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.