Nottinghamshire YMCA - Shakespeare Street Hostel

Referral address

4 Shakespeare Street

Referral phone

0115 837 1871

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs. Priority is given to applicants from Nottingham, Gedling, Rushcliffe and Broxtowe.

Who we cannot help

There are no automatic exclusions. Those convicted of sex offences, arson or people with a history of violence, will be assessed for their suitability to live in communal accommodation.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Self referral, Base 51, HMP Nottingham, Framework Housing Association, Housing Aid amongst others.

Referral procedure

1. Application form completed on paper or online – support can be provided to help complete if self referral 2. Risk assessment (if being completed by another referring agency) 3. Interview and assessment completed once applicant has met all eligibility criteria

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3-6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Full time staff, 24/7. Staff provide support around to help sustain tenancies and achieve independent living. This includes, basic living skills, support on benefits and managing money, employment and training, refugee support and referrals to other specialist agencies. Residents have access to onsite social workers and floating support workers where they are eligible to receive this support. Residents also have access to counselling services if this is required.

Rooms and charges

£6.10 ? £12.84 p/wk. Dependant on location.

  • Single: 109
  • Total spaces: 109


  • Furnishings: Fully furnished, some with bathroom and kitchen.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No smoking or alcohol consumption in communal spaces, only allowed in own room. Licence agreement signed on move in.


Between 9.30am-11.30pm in resident's room only. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information


There are a range of volunteering opportunities. Email for further information.


Food, clothes, household goods including furniture, arts & crafts materials, money. Phone 0115 956 7600 for details.

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