YMCA Bournemouth

Referral address

56 Westover Road

Referral phone

01202 290 451

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Short-term supported housing for individual men and women between the ages of 18 and 65.

Who we cannot help

people with no public recourse

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

High support needs must be referred by BCP council’s SP Hub -and must have a local connection, medium and lower support can be referred directly.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in at BCP Housing Options Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Require proof of identity. Application form and interview. May require further information, eg probation or psychiatric reports Direct referrals can be made by emailing sarah.watson@ymcabournemouth.org.uk or calling 01202 209451.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: ? 1 Month
  • Maximum stay: 3-6 Months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

15 full time, 2 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Key worker system. Staff provides general advice and information, assistance with living skills, counselling, training and employment. Needs assessment and support planning.

Rooms and charges

  • single ensuite rooms 32
  • single basic rooms 35
  • Total spaces: 67


  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bournemouth train station - 15 minutes walk, and buses 2 mins walk

Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Bournemouth 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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