YMCA St Paul's Group - Stephen House
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 18-24 with support needs. Must have a local connection to LB Waltham Forest.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
100% referrals come from LB Waltham Forest Housing Department. Do not accept self referrals.
Application form completed by prospective resident with their housing assessment officer prior to interview. Require proof of ID eg birth certificate, passport, access to benefits, income proof and additional information from agencies working with applicant.
Length of stay
≤ 2 Years
Support and accommodation
4 full time and 1 part time staff, available 7 days a week. Waking night cover through Night concierge.
Key-work system with at monthly meetings and quarterly reviews to enable residents to take up education, employment or training as appropriate.
Outcome Star process used to engage and develop support plan as needed.
Staff offer support around budgeting, employment and training, meaningful occupation and independent living skills including move on planning and assistance with move on.
Previous residents have on average moved on into further education (University), Self-employment, Employment, Private Rental, Social Housing and Council Housing.
Walthamstow Central tube/train station - 20 mins walk. Buses 48, 69, 97, 230, 257, 357.