Floor 3, Howden House
1 Union Street
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single people aged 16-25 with a housing need. 12 beds for single parents and young pregnant women. Must have a local connection. All applicants must be willing to engage with the support service and be willing to work towards independent living.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists, Schedule 1 offenders and people with a history of violence. People with high support needs that cannot be met by the project.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Only accept self referrals and agency referrals via Sheffield Council.
Telephone: the Housing Options Advice Line on 0114 2736306 during office hours Monday ? Friday 8.30-5pm.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1 month
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
11 full time staff available Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-8pm. Security staff provide waking night cover. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 2 months. Staff offer support around independent living skills, benefits and budgeting, employment, education and training, health issues and parenting skills.
Rooms and charges
Residents responsible for own electricity charges.
- Bedsit: 60
- Total spaces: 60
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: 2 bedsits accessible to wheelchair users.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol in communal areas. Smoking allowed in own rooms and garden. Must engage with support around independent living. Licence agreement.
Between 12 noon-8.30pm Mon-Fri, 9am-8.30pm Sat-Sun. No overnight guests.
Spring Lane tram stop - 5 minutes walk. Buses 7,10 41, 94, 95, 123.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Sheffield Foyer 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.