Foundation Housing - Southlands Road Hostel

Referral address

c/o Access Officer
City of York Council
PO Box 407, Library Square

Referral phone

01904 554095

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Vulnerable young people aged 16-20 with chaotic support needs, primarily those aged 16-17. Applicants must have a local connection to York.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 20

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Agency referrals only. Do not accept self referrals. Many referrals come from City of York Council, Social Services and the Youth Offending Team.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write. Application form. Interview. Risk assessment. Require as much information as possible relating to support needs.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time staff, sleep-in cover. Keywork system. Action plans with agreed outcomes. Nature of support depends on needs of resident, but with overall aim of moving young person towards independent living, adopting a multi-agency approach.

Rooms and charges

£9.40pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Flat: 2
  • Bedsit: 3
  • Total spaces: 5


  • Furnishings: Flats and bedsits fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Written house rules. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Assured shorthold tenancy.


Family and professional staff by prior arrangement only.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Train station - 10 minutes walk.


Currently 3 volunteers help with admin and customer involvement. Phone 01904 526240 for further information.

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