YMCA Black Country Group - Open Door Project
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Homeless young people, care leavers. No local connection required.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept referrals from children's services, housing teams, youth offending services and others.
Emergency referrals taken over the phone daily 10am-6pm with a written risk assessment. Non-emergency enquiries dealt with by face to face assessment.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
Placement is overseen by a project worker who works through support plans, providing life skills and general advice.
Own room in host's home.