YOU - Fareham & Gosport Young People's Services

Referral address

30 East Street
Fareham
PO16 0BY

Referral phone

01329 285096

Referral email

Website

http://www.lifeyouwant.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs, extension to 25 for people with a disability. Applicants must have a local connection to the area.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Fareham & Gosport Young Person's Supported Housing Panel.

Referral procedure

Application form completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview. Require proof of ID and relevant background information.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time and 1 part time staff, sleep-in cover. Keywork system (2 residents per worker), weekly keywork meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed fortnightly-monthly. Staff provide advice and support with independent living skills, budgeting, cooking, and access to employment and training.

Rooms and charges

£11.50pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 6
  • Total spaces: 6

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms partly furnished, with washbasins, fridge and cooker.
  • Disabled facilities: 1 ground floor room is accessible to wheelchair users. Adapted bathroom.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend house meetings. Must be looking for work or in training. Must take part in communal cleaning rota. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own room. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Maximum 2 per resident 9am-11pm Mon-Thurs, 9am-midnight Fri-Sat. 1 overnight guest Fri-Sat.


Further information

Public transport

Fareham train station - 20 minutes walk. Fareham bus station - 5 minutes walk.


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