YMCA St. Pauls Group - Uxbridge
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young people leaving care, young people at risk aged 16-25 with low, medium or high support needs. Must have a local connection.
Who we cannot help
Clients needing personal care. History of arson.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept referrals from LB Hillingdon children's and housing services only.
Uxbridge have a contract with Hillingdon Social Services from where we receive referrals.
Ealing common has 15 flats with SP contract from Ealing local authority for which we receive referrals. Referrals are from Ealing Social Services ART (Access to Resource Team) and SST housing team. Ealing also have 11 sport contract spaces for which we are happy to accept cross-borough referrals.
Length of stay
≤ 1 Month
Support and accommodation
The hostel have 8 full time and 4 part time staff, with 24 hour waking cover. Residents are supported with Keywork sessions of monthly to 6 weeks meetings. Action plan with agreed outcomes, compulsory quarterly reviews are carried out. Staff provide support around motivation, independent living skills, self-care, budgeting, CV writing, job search, training and educational search, accessing benefits, wellbeing, and make referrals to external support services such as GP, dentists, mental health team, solicitor, and where appropriate.
Public transport to contact us are via Uxbridge train and bus station - 5 minutes walk.