Sutton Coldfield YMCA

Referral address

George Williams House
Watson Close
St Bernards Road
Sutton Coldfield
B72 1LE

Referral phone

0121 354 5614

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 18-30 in housing need, especially those moving out of home for the first time and those newly arrived in the area for training, study or work. Must have local connection to Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth or Lichfield.

Who we cannot help

People in need of greater support than that offered, eg those with mental health, alcohol or drug problems and those on probation orders.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 30

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for an application form. Interview. Require proof of ID, a reference and one week's rent as a deposit. Limited number of housing benefit claimants accepted at any one time.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 weeks
  • Maximum stay: 3 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 part time member of staff and 6 volunteers, sleep-in cover. Housing manager meets with unemployed residents to identify needs and assess progress.

Rooms and charges

£9-£11pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 26
  • 2 bed: 4
  • Total spaces: 34


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Residents sign a licence agreement. Alcohol allowed in own rooms and lounge only.


Until 11pm Mon-Thurs, 12 midnight Fri-Sun. Occasional overnight guests with staff permission.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Buses 102, 104 -10 minutes walk. Train station - 15 minutes walk.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Sutton Coldfield YMCA 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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