Foundation Housing - Southlands Road Hostel

Referral address

c/o Access Officer
City of York Council
PO Box 407, Library Square
York
YO1 7YN

Referral phone

01904 554095

Referral email

sap@york.gov.uk

Website

http://www.york.gov.uk


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

Facilities

  • 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.

Visitors

Family and professional staff by prior arrangement only.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Train station - 10 minutes walk.

Volunteering

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


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