East Herts YMCA

Referral address

4 Northgate End
Bishop's Stortford
CM23 2EX

Referral phone

01279 838068

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people with support needs aged 18-30. Priority given to applicants with a local connection.

Who we cannot help

People with high support needs.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 30

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Referrals are only accepted from the local council for the crashpad only from East Herts council, communal facilities for children looked after, referrals will only be accepted from Herts County Council

Referral procedure

Phone, download or call in for an application form, which must be completed prior to interview. Require 2 references, proof of identity and proof of NI number.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour support available 7 days a week. Staff provide support via client-centred support planning.

Rooms and charges

£9.18pw required from residents in receipt of benefits. Flats require £215 deposit, of which £187.46 is refundable.

  • Flats: 27
  • Communal 2
  • Crashpad: 1
  • Total spaces: 30


  • Furnishings: Flats partly furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 flat is accessible and fully adapted for wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Smoking allowed in own flat/room only. Assured shorthold tenancy in self contained flats. Licence agreement in shared flat.


Until 12 midnight. Single overnight guests with prior permission can stay maximum 3 nights per week.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bishop's Stortford train station - 10 minutes walk.


Volunteer opportunities on board of trustees, admin, supporting activities, updating website. See www.easthertsymca.com for further information.


Food, clothes. Contact project for details.

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