YMCA Birmingham - Northfield

Referral address

200 Bunbury Road
B31 2DL

Referral phone

0121 477 4644

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

Arsonists. Schedule 1 offenders.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Applications for accommodation are made via Birmingham City Council’s Gateway (for over 21’s) on 0121 675 4249 and via and St Basils Youthline (for under 21’s) on 0300 30 30 099.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time staff based on-site, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (approx 10 residents per worker), with at least weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed fortnightly. Staff provide support and advice on benefits, housing, employment and training.

Rooms and charges

£17.86pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 72
  • Total spaces: 72


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, computer access, sports centre.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

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


Between 9.30am-11pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Buses 61, 62, 63.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Birmingham - Northfield 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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