YMCA Suffolk

Referral address

2 Wellington Street
Ipswich
IP1 2NU

Referral phone

01473 252456

Referral email

admin@ymcasuffolk.org.uk

Website

http://www.ymcasuffolk.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25. Local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders. People with serious drug or alcohol issues.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in daily 24 hours. Application form and interview.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Equivalent of 30 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Engagement worker allocated to each client to work through 'passport to independence'. Staff offer help with employment and training, living skills and benefits claims.

Rooms and charges

£15-£35pw (depending on property/facilities) required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 150
  • Total spaces: 150

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, some ensuite and/or with kitchen.
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  • Disabled facilities: Some properties have accessible rooms.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in some areas only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 10.30am-10.30pm. Some properties allow overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Volunteering

Currently have 10 volunteers. Contact project for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone project for details.


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