YMCA North London

Referral address

184 Tottenham Lane
N8 8SG

Referral phone

020 8340 2345

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 18-35, including ex-offenders, refugees and young people leaving care. Must have a connection to LB Haringey for at least 6 out of previous 12 months.

Who we cannot help

People with convictions for any serious offence including arson or rape. People with support needs higher than those offered.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 35

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from preferred agencies.

Referral procedure

Phone 8am -10pm. Assessment. Interview. Must have 2 proofs of ID and proof of benefits where possible and be eligible for benefits or in work.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 month
  • Maximum stay: 3 years approx

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff available until 8pm, then night security. Hostel staff provide housing management and offer advice and information on benefits, debt, job seeking, and liaise with external agencies for alcohol and drug counselling services.

Rooms and charges

£24.06pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 154
  • Total spaces: 154


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: TV lounge, computer room, canteen.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed in the hostel. Smoking outside only. Licence agreement.


Between 9am-12 midnight Mon-Thurs, 9am-1am Fri & Sat.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Turnpike Lane or Finsbury Park tubes - 30 mins walk. Buses 41, 91, W3, W7.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA North London 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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