Your Housing Group - Ravenhead Foyer (St Helens)
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 16-25 in housing need. No local connection required. Applicants must be "committed to personal development" and willing to engage in employment, education or training.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many come from Housing Options, local colleges, Connexions, Social Services, Probation, Youth Offending team, etc.
Write, phone or call in preferably Mon-Fri 8am-8pm for an application form. You will be required to complete 2 interviews including training needs assessment. Ravenhead Foyer requires you to provide 2 forms of ID (one needs to include a photo if possible), proof of income (Active benefit claim, college bursary or wages) and 2 references (cannot be from friends or family). Care plans requested in applicable cases.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
11 full time, 2 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (11 residents per key worker) with fortnightly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Support offered with basic skills and life skills, health, preparation for work and personal development. Level of support can be adjusted to meet residents' specific needs.
St Helens train station - 10 minute walk.