YMCA Doncaster

Referral address

31 Wood Street

Referral phone

01302 342148

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people, young people at risk and refugees. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

People with drug or alcohol dependency, arsonists, sex offenders and people with a history of violence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 30

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Download form from website or phone 01302 342148, call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write. Application form filled in by prospective resident. Interview and risk assessment. Require 2 references and additional background information.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: -
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time and 1 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system, weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 6 months. Staff provide advice and support with residents' individual needs, including life skills and resettlement. Range of organised activities.

Rooms and charges

Approx £8pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsits: 26
  • Single: 4
  • Total spaces: 30


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with kitchen facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 wheelchair users can be accommodated. Visual aids. Grab rails in bathroom. Light switches at lower level.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, pool/snooker/darts.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend weekly keywork meetings. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in designated outside area only. Licence agreement.


Between 8am-12 midnight, but no new visitors after 10pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Doncaster station - 5 minutes walk.


Looking for volunteers to help in our charity shop and as members of our Board of Governors. Also need fundraisers for annual Sleep Easy event in March. See http://ymcadoncaster.org.uk/volunteering for further information.


Food for emergency client parcels, clothes, bric a brac, furniture for charity shop. Phone 01302 342148 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Doncaster 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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