YMCA Aston

Referral address

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Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

People with a history of violence, arson or sex offences.

  • Minimum age accepted: 21
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency via Youthline for 18-25 year olds and Midland Heart - Homeless Services Centre for over 25s.

Referral procedure

Phone Youthline (0300 303 0099, 24 hours daily) which is responsible for assessing the support needs of young people aged 16-25 in Birmingham and for arranging appropriate levels of support. For over 25s Call in at Midland Heart's Homeless Services Centre, 44 Bradford Street, Birmingham, B5 6HX, Mon-Weds, Fri 10am-6pm, Thurs 10am-2pm or phone 0345 602 0540, daily 24 hours.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

YMCA staff manage the housing functions (eg rent collection, etc) on a day to day basis. Support for residents is provided by Trident Reach on a floating support basis and will vary according to individual needs.

Rooms and charges

Contact project for details of charges.

  • 30
  • Total spaces: 30


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 rooms are fully accessible to wheelchair users. Grab rails, adapted toilet, bath and shower, low level kitchen appliances.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, pool room, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Written house rules. Alcohol and smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.


Between 9.30am-11pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Buses 66, 67, 104, 114.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Aston 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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