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YMCA - Sandwell

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people aged 18-60 with support needs.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists and sex offenders. People with convictions for firearms/weapons offences or possessing drugs with intent to supply.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Application form must be completed by any referring agency prior to interview. Require proof of ID, proof of income and references.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

9 support staff, 24 hour security cover. Support staff complete action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide help with basic skills, and access to training, employment and computer facilities. The project has a fitness centre, sports hall and coffee shop.

Total spaces



In 3 buildings.

Further information

Public transport

West Bromwich bus station, Guns Street Tram stop