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YMCA - North Staffordshire

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people aged 16-25. Priority is for given local connection.

Who we cannot help

History of arson, violence and sex offence.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone, call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, enquire via website or write. Emergency referrals accepted 24 hours a day. Interview. Require proof of ID, references, and police checks.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Approx 110 full time equivalent staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (12 – 15 residents per key worker) with weekly meetings. Individual care plans with agreed outcomes. Staff provide advice and support around housing, benefits and developing independent living skills. 4 week induction programme for 16-25 year olds. Sports and arts and crafts activities.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Bus (City centre) and train station (Stoke)within a mile of the Campus