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YMCA Ripon

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-35 with support needs. Priority will be given to those with a local connection to Ripon or Harrogate.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency, phone Mon-Fri 10am to 4pm. Many referrals come from Harrogate Borough Council.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Application form completed by applicant prior to interview.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Housing operations manager, two housing support workers Compulsory action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every month. Staff provide advice and support around general living skills, benefit claims, budgeting, and accessing training and employment opportunities. 3 monthly tenant survey

Total spaces



In 2 buildings.

Further information

Public transport

Moss Arcade bus station - 10 minutes walk.