YMCA Chester le Street
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 16-35 with support needs. No local connection required.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists and Schedule 1 offenders.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency including Housing Solutions.
Application forms. Interview and risk assessment. Require proof of ID and additional background
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
8 full time staff and 2 part time.. 24 hour waking cover. Weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed weekly. Staff provide advice and support with life skills training in order to prepare for independent living.
Chester le Street train station 5 minute walk
Project situated in town centre with direct bus route to Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham.