YMCA Goole

Referral address

Edinburgh Court
Edinburgh Street
DN14 5EH

Referral phone

01405 780578

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs. Priority given to people with a local connection to the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders and people with drug problems not involved in a recognised treatment programme.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. 1 short-term emergency bed via East Riding of Yorkshire Council/Social Services.

Referral procedure

Write, phone or call in daily 8am-6pm. Application form. Interview. Require background information from agencies involved with applicants such as Social Services, CMHTs, Youth Offending Teams and the Probation Service.

Length of stay

  • Maximum stay: 4 weeks/2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time, 3 part time staff and 2 volunteers. Support available Mon-Fri 8am-9pm, Sat & Sun 8am-6pm. Security staff cover at other times. Keywork system (6 residents per key worker) with meetings arranged as required. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff offer support with independent living skills, drug, alcohol and legal issues, health needs and education and training.

Rooms and charges

£2.31pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 14
  • 1 bed flat 4
  • Total spaces: 18


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 flat with adapted kitchen and bathroom accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden, IT suite.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed. Smoking only allowed in own rooms and covered shelter at rear of building. Licence agreement.


Between 8am-11pm Mon-Thurs, 8am-12 midnight Fri & Sat. Overnight guests may be allowed.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Goole train station.


Currently have 5 volunteer trustees. Phone Maggie Swann on 01405 780578 for further information.


All kinds of donations except alcohol. Email maggie@gooleymca.co.uk or phone 01405 780578 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Goole 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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