YMCA Slough - Chalvey Hostel

Referral address

Slough Borough Council
Landmark Place

Referral phone

01753 475111

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people aged 17-35 with a Slough connection.

Who we cannot help

People convicted of arson or sex offences. People with alcohol or drug problems, mental health or physical disabilities needing high support.

  • Minimum age accepted: 17
  • Maximum age accepted: 35

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Slough Borough Council only.

Referral procedure

Interview Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Must have ID and proof of benefits or wage slips.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time day support workers Mon-Fri, 1 support worker weekend, 3 night support workers, 24 hour cover. Staff provide low-medium support. Have own social worker and counsellor.

Rooms and charges

£8pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 12
  • Flat: 33
  • Total spaces: 45


  • Furnishings: Flats and rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 flat accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, 3 computers, pool table, table tennis, outside training room, and youth activities/sports with 3 qualified coaches, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Assured shorthold tenancy for flats. Licence agreement for single rooms. Smoking in own room only.


Between 8am-11pm. Overnight guests maximum twice a week for residents over 18 only.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Slough train and bus station - 20 minutes walk.


Currently have 15 volunteers, help with admin support, sports activities, coaching, gardening, painting and general maintenance, driving, support around employability. Email cyoung@sloughymca.org for volunteering enquiries.


Food including halal, sports equipment, furniture, books & educational resources. Email cyoung@sloughymca.org for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Slough - Chalvey Hostel 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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