YMCA Henley on Thames

Referral address

2 Lawson Road
Henley on Thames
RG9 1NZ

Referral phone

01491 411849

Referral email

enquiries@henleyymca.org.uk

Website

http://www.henleyymca.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people between ages of 18-30 and with a local connection to Henley and surrounding area. Priority given to Henley applications and nominations sent by SODC.

Who we cannot help

Sex offenders, Arsonists, History of violent behaviour, those with complex needs as we only offer low level support.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 29

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Most referrals come from the local council. Referrals for 16-17 year olds from local authority only.

Referral procedure

Phone, call in Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm or write for an application form, completed by applicant prior to interview. Applicants who self refer will be directed to South Oxfordshire District Council to be nominated.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 5 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff available Mon, Tues & Thurs 9.30am-5pm, Fri 9.30am-4pm. Offer low level of support, including advice on benefits, life skills, education, budgeting, interviews, managing tenancies.

Rooms and charges

Approx £8.50pw required from residents on HB

  • Bedsit: 21
  • Flat: 10
  • Total spaces: 31

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, ensuite.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 bedsit accessible to people using wheelchairs.
  • Other facilities: Small lounge area, garden and parking.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Assured shorthold tenancy.

Visitors

Can stay overnight.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Henley train station - 10 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Looking to develop money management courses and support for those looking to get back into work. Volunteers would be welcome that can offer these skills. Looking for individuals to help run cooker classes and also art classes with our residents. We could also use someone who has a

Donations

Henley YMCA would welcome donations of money to help support the new programmes that we are hoping to develop during 2020. Those interested can contact us on 01491 411849 or enquiries@henleyymca.org.uk.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Henley on Thames 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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