NACRO - The Cedars
c/o TheYoung Persons Gateway City Hall
Lincoln City Council
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single people aged 16-17 and care leavers up to the age of 21 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who need support to live independently. Also house young parents. Local connection preferred.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 21
How to get a referral
All referrals must come through the Gateway at Lincoln City Council.
Call The Young People's Gateway at Lincoln City Council: 01522881188.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 4 weeks
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
3 full time and 5 part time staff on-site 7am-12 midnight, sleep-in cover. Keywork system (1-2 residents per worker), compulsory weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least quarterly. Staff provide support with daily living skills, benefits, debt and budgeting, shopping, cooking and housework, access to education, employment and training.
Rooms and charges
£15.39pw required from residents receiving benefits.
- Single: 10
- Flat: 3
- Total spaces: 13
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with small kitchen area.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Lounge, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must participate in programme of support. No alcohol allowed for under 18s. Smoking in own rooms only. Licence agreement or assured shorthold tenancy.
9am-11pm, maximum 3 per resident at a time. Need ID, under 16’s accompanied by parent/carer. Overnight guests one night per week.
Central Lincoln train station - 25 minutes walk.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for NACRO - The Cedars 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.