St Basils - Carole Gething House

Referral address

c/o St Basils Youthline

Referral phone

0121 766 6907/0121 772 2483

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-25 with support needs who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Over 21 preferably have a local connection.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 sex offenders are assessed on an individual basis. Arsonists may be accepted if cleared by insurance company.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency via Youthline.

Referral procedure

Phone Youthline (0300 303 0099, 24 hours daily) which is a partnership between St Basils and 4 other organisations. Interview, needs and risk assessment. Placed on pre-registered list if suitable. When vacancy arises The Link carry out up to date background checks before placement.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

7 full time staff, sleep-in cover. Keywork system (12 residents per worker), monthly meetings. Support package via Outcomes Star with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide advice and support around life skills, budgeting, accessing benefits, cooking, hygiene, sexual health and addressing substance misuse issues. Surgeries around family mediation, employment, education and training.

Rooms and charges

Contact project for details of charges.

  • Studio: 25
  • Total spaces: 25


  • Furnishings: Studios fully furnished, with own shower, toilet and kitchen.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Training room, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Alcohol allowed in own rooms only. Protected licence.


Visitors between 5pm-10pm. Can have an overnight guest with 24 hours notice.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Buses 15, 17, 60, 96, 97, 99.


No volunteers at present. Email for further information.


Food, household goods. Phone 0121 766 4900 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for St Basils - Carole Gething House 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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