Burton upon Trent YMCA - Young People's Service
Burton upon Trent
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single vulnerable homeless people Local connection to Staffordshire.
Who we cannot help
Convicted sex offenders. Those with a history of violence or arson. Those with a Class A drug dependency who are not addressing their problem through rehab. People with housing arrears may be accepted if a payment plan is agreed.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: 99
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
All referrals come through the YMCA's Mediation Service. Phone for an appointment Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Referral interview and risk assessment.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 6 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
Three projects with total of 7 full time staff, available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Night support workers, emergency on-call system. Staff offer help with budgeting, domestic skills, accessing employment and training and making contact with other agencies. Staff provide the life skills programme.
Rooms and charges
Residents responsible for paying own utility bills.
- Flat: 52
- Total spaces: 52
- Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: One flat is fully wheelchair accessible.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Compulsory support programme. Licence agreement in single rooms. Licence agreement then assured shorthold tenancy in flats.
Up to 3 visitors with staff permission. 1 guest over 16 up to 3 nights per week.
Burton train station - 5-10 minutes depending on site.
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