Changing Lives - Scarcroft Project

Referral address

City of York Council Single Access Point

Referral phone

01904 551550

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Vulnerable young people who are homeless, or facing homelessness. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 19

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via City of York Council Single Access Point.

Referral procedure

Application form completed by applicant and agency prior to interview. May require risk assessment. Referring agency informed of outcome.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time staff, 4 part time staff. Sleep-in workers. Weekly support meetings. Outcomes Star and action plans are used with 3 month reviews. Staff provide support with housing, budgeting, life skills, and access to education and employment. Referral to specialist agencies.

Rooms and charges

Contact project for details of charges.

  • Single: 9
  • Total spaces: 9


  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished, with shared facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Written house rules. Assured shorthold tenancy.


Must leave by 10pm. One overnight guest per resident for up to three nights per week.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

York train station - 10 minutes walk.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Changing Lives - Scarcroft Project 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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