Keychange Charity - Wayside

Referral address

42 Croydon Road

Referral phone

01737 248304

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Vulnerable single women aged 16-26 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Must be willing to engage and commit to daily activities. Upper age limit flexible. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Applicants are considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 26

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Can accept referrals direct from prison.

Referral procedure

Phone 24 hours daily to check vacancies/waiting list. Application form completed by prospective resident or referral agency. Interview.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 month
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

9 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Regular keywork sessions. Residents must commit to support plans and engage with staff. Staff provide support in helping residents claim benefits, life skills and accessing local services.

Rooms and charges

£13.50pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 15
  • 2 bed: 2
  • Total spaces: 19


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 single room is wheelchair accessible, 2 single rooms on ground floor are suitable for women with mobility impairments.
  • Other facilities: Garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking only allowed in garden between 4pm and 10pm. Licence agreement.


No male visitors. Visitors in communal areas only. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Reigate train station - 8 minutes walk. Redhill train station - 20 minutes walk.


Currently have 6 volunteers helping with befriending, catering and skills sharing. Phone project for further information.


Clothes, household goods and money. Phone project for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Keychange Charity - Wayside 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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