YMCA London City and North - LandAid House
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single people aged 16-35 who are homeless or in housing need and have low support needs. Must be entitled to welfare benefits. Must have a local connection.
Who we cannot help
History of arson, violence, schedule 1 or sex offence. Unmanaged addictions. Danger to self or others.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Most referrals come through the Local authority Housing Option Teams, Probation, YOT, Children's Services, Alone in London, New Horizon. Will accept all agency referrals.
Named agency referrals only, but willing to add external agencies as referrals. Referring agency completes an e-form for our referral process. https://www.tfaforms.com/4772849. Young person invited to attend a needs & risk assessment. If suitable, put on waiting list and move in arranged when vacancy arises. Require proof of nationality, ID, income and NI number.
Length of stay
≤ 1 Month
Support and accommodation
8 full time, 1 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork sessions provide information, advice and guidance around housing, welfare benefits, education, employment and training.
Old Street, Barbican, Moorgate and Liverpool Street tube and train stations - 5 mins walk.