Birkenhead YMCA

Referral address

Housing Options
Wirral One Stop Shops
Birkenhead

Referral phone

0151 606 2000, 0151 650 1015

Referral email

reception@birkenheadymca.co.uk

Website

http://www.wirraladvicealliance.org.uk/partners/wirral-one-stop-shops


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people, including ex-offenders and those with support needs around mental health issues. Local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders and arsonists.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 99

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 8am-10.30am for application form, completed by applicant and referral agency before interview. Require proof of ID.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Maximum stay: 15 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Approx 40 full time staff, plus volunteers, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (7-9 residents per worker), keywork meetings at least fortnightly. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed as required. Staff provide different levels of support according to individual need around personal and life skills development, training for employment, and substance abuse.

Rooms and charges

Contact project for details of personal charges.

  • Bedsit: 56
  • Total spaces: 56

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
  • Disabled facilities: 4 rooms accessible to wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Assured shorthold tenancy. No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises.

Visitors

In communal lounge only between 10am-4pm.


Further information

Public transport

Merseyrail Birkenhead Central station - 10 minutes walk.


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