YMCA Burton upon Trent - Young People's Service
Burton upon Trent
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single vulnerable homeless people Local connection to Staffordshire.
Who we cannot help
Convicted sex offenders. Those with a history of violence or arson. Those with a Class A drug dependency who are not addressing their problem through rehab. People with housing arrears may be accepted if a payment plan is agreed.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: 65
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
All referrals come through the YMCA's Reconnect site. Phone for an appointment Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Referral interview and risk assessment.
Length of stay
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
Three projects with total of 10 full time staff, available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. 6 Night support workers, emergency on-call system. Staff offer help with budgeting, domestic skills, accessing employment and training and making contact with other agencies. Staff provide the life skills programme.
Rooms and charges
Residents responsible for paying own utility bills.
- Total spaces: 71
- Furnishings: Flats and rooms fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: One flat is fully wheelchair accessible.
- Other facilities: Laundry, garden, lounge, kitchen, computer suite.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Up to 3 visitors with staff permission. 1 guest over 18 up to 3 nights per week. All through a booking in process.
Burton Railway Station. Our accommodation is all town centre based.
We have/require volunteers for the following: Administration, fundraising, retail work, van help, foodbank, counselling, skill sharing, trustees and YMCA ambassadors - 80 volunteers. 01283 538 802 - volunteering enquiry.
Clothes, food, furniture, electronics, home wares, money, time, experience. call : 01283 538 802
Is this page accurate?
If you work for YMCA Burton upon Trent - Young People's Service 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.