One YMCA - Welwyn Garden City Hostel

Referral address

90 Peartree Lane
Welwyn Garden City

Referral phone

01707 351400

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people aged over 18, including those with mild learning difficulties, some physical disabilities, those recovering from drug/alcohol dependency (with support from other agency), and ex-offenders. Must have a Hertfordshire connection or confirmation that is able to remain on other local housing register, or be willing to take up PRS accommodation.

Who we cannot help

Unmanaged addictions. Schedule 1 offenders. Sex offenders.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 59

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Welwyn Hatfield Council for local area applicants. Accept self referrals or referrals from any agency for applicants outside local area. Can accept referrals direct from prison.

Referral procedure

Contact 8am-10pm daily. Application form. Interview. Require proof of ID and proof of income/benefits.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time Support Workers, and 1 part time available 8 am to 10 pm every day of the year. Reception cover 24/7. Off-site Counsellor available. Residents are supported to identify their needs and life aspirations and guided to take small steps towards achieving them through key working. All residents have a named key worker. Complex Needs worker is available if needed. In addition to this we also have a Chaplaincy team.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 124
  • Total spaces: 124


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  • Disabled facilities: One room is fully wheelchair accessible with ensuite facilities.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Welwyn Garden City train station - 5 minutes walk. Bus station - 5 minutes walk.


Through the main website


We accept some foods, clothes and toiletries. It is best to phone and arrange to drop off. Money donations can be processed through the finance team and the fundraising team.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for One YMCA - Welwyn Garden City Hostel 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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