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Westward Housing Group - Truro Young Women's Centre

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless women aged 16-24 with support needs.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Cornwall Housing Options Gateway.

Referral procedure

Referral via Cornwall Housing.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 part time staff, sleep-in cover and emergency on-call system. Compulsory support work meetings (2 residents per support worker), meetings held every 7-10 days. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff offer help and support with independent living skills, liaison with external agencies and accessing education, work and training. National Open College Network Tenancy Training Programme, art workshops, group cooking sessions.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Truro train and bus stations - 2 minutes walk.