YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire - Lucas House

Referral address

2a Craven Road
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 3HY

Referral phone

02476 597009

Referral email

admin@ymca-cw.org.uk

Website

https://ymca-cw.org.uk/


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-24 with support needs. Must be willing to engage with the support provided and pursue employment, training or education. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to. No pets.

Who we cannot help

Individual needs assessments undertaken upon referral.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 24

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency. Applicant must register for housing with Rugby Borough Council, switchboard 01788 533433. Can accept referrals direct from prison and conduct interviews in prison.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. All applicants must register with Rugby Borough Council for housing. Interview with referring agency worker where applicable. Require proof of ID and background information.

Length of stay

  • Maximum stay: 6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (3 residents per key worker) with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes. Help offered with independent living skills including managing finances and benefit claims, emotional support, counselling and advice, accessing education and training and liaison with external support agencies.

Rooms and charges

  • Flats: 4
  • Bedsits: 9
  • Total spaces: 13

Facilities

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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

5 minute walk from Rugby train station and a ten minute walk from Rugby town centre.

Volunteering

Volunteers currently being recruited - contact us on 02476 597009 or see website for details.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Contact Lisa Carroll for further information on admin@ymca-cw.org.uk or by ringing 0247 659 7009


Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire - Lucas House 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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