YMCA Wellington and District

Referral address

Consort House
Victoria Avenue
Wellington
TF1 1NH

Referral phone

01952 400401

Referral email

enquiries@ymcawellington.co.uk

Website

http://www.ymcawellington.co.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with low support needs. Can accept couples, if relationship has been of significant duration. No direct referrals taken. Local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders. All other applications considered on need and scheme balance

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All applications must come through the Thrive Gateway. We work in partnership with various supported housing agencies and local councils. We do not offer emergency accommodation

Referral procedure

Applications taken through the Thrive Gateway www.inspire2thrive.co.uk or by completing paper form and returning it to us. Incomplete applications will be returned. Completed applications are assessed within 10 working days and then placed on a waiting list.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Support workers available Mon-Fri 9.00am-8.00pm, and for reduced hours Sat & Sun. key worker system with weekly meetings. Staff provide advice and support around life skills, education, training and employment. We also offer emotional and practical support. We have waking night staff for security 365 days a year.

Rooms and charges

£5.00 for tenants in Consort House, covering wifi and water costs. All other charges are paid direct by the tenant.

  • Single: 26
  • Total spaces: 26

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Communal room with TV for film nights etc, computer, laundry, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Assured shorthold tenancies. Licence agreement for 2 bedroom flat. No under 16s to stay in any of our properties overnight or to be present without parent/guardian.

Visitors

Overnight guests with staff permission, maximum 3pw. No visitors under 16 without staff permission.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Wellington Bus and Train Stations are within 50m

Volunteering

Currently have 1 volunteer, particularly looking for people who can offer client activity sessions. Phone 01952 400401 or email enquiries@ymcawellington.co.uk for further information.

Donations

Food, furniture, household goods, money. Phone 01952 400401 or email enquiries@ymcawellington.co.uk for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Wellington and District 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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