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St Basils - Short Heath Court

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 sex offenders. Arsonists may be accepted if cleared by insurance company.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self-referrals and referrals from any agency via St Basils Youth Hub such as children services/Aftercare, housing services, police, prison, the list is not exhaustive.

Referral procedure

Phone St Basils Youth Hub Mon – Tues; Thu - Fri 9am-5pm & Wed 1.00pm – 5.00pm or Youthline (0300 303 0099, 24 hours daily) which is a partnership between St Basils and 4 other organisations. Interview, and needs and risk assessment at The Hub. Placed on pre-registered list if suitable. When vacancy arises The Hub carry out up to date background checks.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 full-time Progression Coordinator, 1 full-time Progression Coach available Mon-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, some late evenings and weekends. Emergency on-call protocol. Keywork system - monthly meetings, agreed action planning with agreed outcomes, reviewed weekly-monthly. Staff provide support around life skills, personal finance & budgeting, accessing benefits, cooking, hygiene, sexual health and substance misuse issues. Surgeries around family mediation, employment, education and training. Tenant involvement in various internal and external activities. Maintaining and improving their mental & physical wellbeing. Maintaining current temporary accommodation.

Total spaces



Bedsit x 9 Flat - Self-contained x 1

Further information

Public transport

Erdington Train Station – 0.2 miles away Bus stop outside via No.28 from Birmingham City centre