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YMCA The Black Country Group - Wolverhampton

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

18-35 year old Homeless young people .

Who we cannot help

Young people with Arson offenses Young People with sexual Offences Young people with Drug offences Class A



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Wolverhampton City Council Wolverhampton Social Services Teams Wolverhampton Strengthen Family Hubs Colleges/ Training Providers Mental Health Services Probation Other Housing providers

Referral procedure

Contact Access and Ressettlement Team and advise that a referral needs to be made.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Young people will be allocated a support worker who will work with them to go through the life skills programme to make sure that they are ready to live independently. The number of support sessions a week depends on the individual needs of the young person. Sessions cover Budgeting Skills, managing a tenancy, room checks, Sorting out benefits, food shopping, cooking sessions, paying rent etc.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

There is a bus stop just over the road from the main entrance to the building.