Changing Lives - Union Terrace
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people with a local connection to York. Applicants without a local connection can be supported whilst appropriate alternative accommodation is found. Can accept applicants with dogs.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
All referrals go through a Single Access Point (SAP@york.gov.uk), phone 01904 554095.
You can be referred to Changing Lives’ accommodation services via the Single Access Point at City of York Council. Contact City of York Council to fill in a referral form or download the form online at www.york.gov.uk E: SAP@york.gov.uk T: 01904 553 844
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1 Night
- Maximum stay: 6 months - 1 Year
Support and accommodation
15 full time and 3 part time staff, 10 volunteers, 24 hour waking cover. Key work system (10-11 residents per worker), daily meetings. Support plans, reviewed every 3 months. Support includes help with money management, independent living skills, social skills, developing self esteem and accessing training and/or employment opportunities. Support by signposting to external agencies for support with drug and alcohol issues, mental and physical health.
Rooms and charges
- En-suite 31
- Double Rooms 8
- Total spaces: 39
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- Disabled facilities: One ground floor room accessible to wheelchair users.
Rules and policies
York train station - 15 minutes walk. Buses 2, 22.
Current volunteers help with delivering active learning program and catering support. Catering, Gardening, Activities, Gym volunteers. Email Office Support Office.Support@changing-lives.org.uk for further information.
Clothes, food (in date/fit for use). Money donations, toiletries. Please contact the service regarding donations. Call 01904 630500
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Changing Lives - Union Terrace 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.