YMCA Downslink - Crawley Foyer
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless young people aged 16-25 with support needs. Priority given to those with a local connection to Crawley or West Sussex but will consider applicants without a local connection.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists and sex offenders. "Those with a history of violence may be considered too high risk, depending on the nature of the offences."
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
We will accept any referrals from any professional agency that works with young people.
Phone daily 24 hours. Application form. Interview. Require references, ID and information from other agencies where appropriate. Vacancies allocated at monthly meetings of joint young persons housing panel.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
3 support staff 24 hour cover but support staff only cover 7am until 9pm 7 days a week. Key work sessions are held tailored to the individual’s needs. Workshops are held around Budgeting drugs and alcohol. Signposting to other professionals. We also have learning and engagement team as a Foyer our Ethos is to encourage being in education, work or training.
Crawley train station - 10 minutes walk.