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Accommodation

Young Devon - Plymouth St


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people aged between 16-25 who have been identified as being at risk of homelessness and in need of supported accommodation.

Who we cannot help

Decisions regarding which clients cannot be accepted are made on an individual basis – consider risk assessment and compatibility with other clients already accommodated.

Gender

Mixed

Minimum age accepted

16

Maximum age accepted

25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Referral via local authority homeless prevention panels, children’s services, NHS, other professional agencies and self-referral. Interview with young person and supporting adult if requested by young person. Full risk assessment and all relevant background information is required.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation


Support offered

Key-work system with weekly key-work meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 3 months. Support is provided during the day-time based on individual need and residents can access day and night support for staff working from a project in Ivybridge. On-call member of staff available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Total spaces

6

Units

Our bed spaces are spread across 2 different properties. Residents in our shared house have their own bedroom with access to shared bathroom, communal living areas and other facilities. Also have one bedsit

Further information

Public transport

Close to various public transport links