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
All referrals via Cornwall Housing Options Gateway.
Referral via Cornwall Housing.
Length of stay
≤ 1 Month
Support and accommodation
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.
Truro train and bus stations - 2 minutes walk.