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YMCA Nottinghamshire - Shakespeare Street and Peachy Street Hostels

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs. Priority is given to applicants from Nottingham, Gedling, Rushcliffe and Broxtowe.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Self referral, Base 51, HMP Nottingham, Framework Housing Association, Housing Aid amongst others.

Referral procedure

Application form completed on paper or online - support can be provided to help complete if self referral. Risk assessment (if being completed by another referring agency). Interview and assessment completed once applicant has met all eligibility criteria.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Full time staff, 24/7. Staff provide support around to help sustain tenancies and achieve independent living. This includes, basic living skills, support on benefits and managing money, employment and training, refugee support and referrals to other specialist agencies. Residents have access to onsite social workers and floating support workers where they are eligible to receive this support. Residents also have access to counselling services if this is required.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Bus – Victoria centre – approx. 200yds Tram – Nottingham University – ½ mile Train – Nottingham City centre – 1 mile