George Williams House
023 8022 1202
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless young people aged 16-25 with a range of support needs, including alcohol, drug and mental health issues. Priority is given to those with a local connection.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists, sex offenders and those with a significant history of violence.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency for applicants aged 18-25. Referrals for 16-17 year olds via Southampton City Council.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-8.30pm. Application form. Interview. Require references and information including risk assessments from other agencies where appropriate.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 6 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
Staff available 24/7. Keywork system (12 residents per worker), meetings as required. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed at least monthly. Staff offer advice and help with living skills, benefits and social engagement. Support around employment and training, drug and alcohol abuse, healthy lifestyles.
Rooms and charges
Contact project for details of charges.
- Single: 75
- Total spaces: 75
- Furnishings: Varies according to unit.
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- Disabled facilities: 1 room fully accessible to wheelchair users.
- Other facilities: Lounge with internet access at George Williams House, music and art facilities, pool table.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Compulsory programme of support. Smoking allowed in own flats and designated smoking area. Assured shorthold tenancy.
3pm-11pm Mon-Fri, 1pm-11pm Sat & Sun. Overnight guests once a fortnight if tenant meets targets.
Various routes from Southampton city centre stop outside project.
2 volunteers. Call 02380 221202 for information on volunteering opportunities.
Accept all manner of donations including clothing, food, furniture, household goods. 02380 221202 email@example.com
Is this page accurate?
If you work for YMCA Southampton 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.