YMCA Chester le Street
5-6 South Burns
Chester le Street
0191 388 8425
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 16-35 with support needs. No local connection required.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists and Schedule 1 offenders.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 35
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency including Housing Solutions.
Application forms. Interview and risk assessment. Require proof of ID and additional background information.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 6 months
- Maximum stay: 18 months
Support and accommodation
8 full time staff and 2 part time.. 24 hour waking cover. Weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed weekly. Staff provide advice and support with life skills training in order to prepare for independent living.
Rooms and charges
£10pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Flats: 30
- Emergency bed 1
- Total spaces: 31
- Furnishings: Flats fully furnished, with separate bathrooms and kitchens.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Lounge, computer facilities, training kitchen.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Must attend keywork meetings. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in own room only. License agreement
Not allowed (except immediate family, by prior arrangement).
Chester le Street train station 5 minute walk Project situated in town centre with direct bus route to Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham.
Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 0191 388 8425 or email firstname.lastname@example.org / HousingChester@sunderlandymca.co.uk
Is this page accurate?
If you work for YMCA Chester le Street 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.