Catalyst - Young Persons Services

Referral address

Hutton House
18 Bradman Way

Referral phone

01438 318251

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs, including those with low level drug, alcohol or mental health issues. Priority to applicants with a local connection to Stevenage Borough Council area.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from Stevenage Borough Council, Hertfordshire Young Homeless Group, and Connexions.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 10am-5pm for application form, completed by applicant and agency before interview. Need 2 proofs of ID, eg passport, bank statement, birth certificate, NI card, letter from GP/agency, and background information and proof of income and/or benefits.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3-6 Months
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time and 9 part time staff on-site, sleep-in cover at Hutton House and Ripon Road. Lower support with no sleep-in cover at Broadwater Crescent (last stage accommodation). Keywork system, weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviews. All referrals should be emailed to the central inbox -

Rooms and charges

  • 36
  • Total spaces: 36


  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Stevenage Train Station for all 3 projects


No volunteers at the moment, but welcome enquiries - email or phone 01483 318251.


Please contact the project with the information below to see if we will accept the donations. Email or phone 01483 318251 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Catalyst - Young Persons Services and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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