YMCA The Black Country Group - Cannock Road and Catisfield Crescent

Referral address

YMCA Black Country
Badger Court, Cannock Road
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
WV2 1AZ

Referral phone

01902 450 637

Referral email

Website

http://www.ymcabc.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

18-35 year old Homeless young people .

Who we cannot help

Young people with Arson offenses Young People with sexual Offences Young people with Drug offences Class A

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 35

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Wolverhampton City Council Wolverhampton Social Services Teams Wolverhampton Strengthen Family Hubs Colleges/ Training Providers Mental Health Services Probation Other Housing providers

Referral procedure

Contact Access and Ressettlement Team and advise that a referral needs to be made.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1-3 Months
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Young people will be allocated a support worker who will work with them to go through the life skills programme to make sure that they are ready to live independently. The number of support sessions a week depends on the individual needs of the young person. Sessions cover Budgeting Skills, managing a tenancy, room checks, Sorting out benefits, food shopping, cooking sessions, paying rent etc.

Rooms and charges

  • Total spaces: 32

Facilities

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  • Disabled facilities: Some ground floor flats but none especially adapted as yet.

Rules and policies

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

There is a bus stop just over the road from the main entrance to the building.

Volunteering

We are always looking for friendly, enthusiastic, outgoing people that could be-friend young people. Contact rachael.holmes@ymcabc.org.uk for further info.

Donations

Food and toiletry donations welcomed - contact Rachael.holmes@ymcabc.org.uk for further information.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA The Black Country Group - Cannock Road and Catisfield Crescent 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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