Young Women's Housing Project
PO Box 303
0114 268 0580
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Vulnerable young women aged 16-25 who are homeless, including women who have experienced sexual abuse, sexual/domestic violence, sexual exploitation and women with mental health problems. Have 4 units for women with children. No local connection required.
Who we cannot help
Applications considered on a case by case basis.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Basic details taken over phone. Interview.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: None
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
Staff provide support Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, sleep-in night cover in core building 7 nights a week. On call support out of hours. Keywork system with weekly one to one sessions. Independent living skills. Therapeutic sessions and parenting sessions.
Rooms and charges
Minimal charge, varies according to property.
- Single: 4
- Flat: 7
- House: 3
- Total spaces: 13
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: 1 of dispersed units accessible for wheelchair users.
- Other facilities: Lounge, garden at main house. Garden at other properties.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises in main house. Main house - licence agreement. Self-contained accommodation - assured shorthold tenancy.
Not allowed in shared house.
All accommodation within a short distance of public transport and the city centre.
Currently have 6 volunteer trustees and 3 workplace volunteers, help with admin, fundraising and skills sharing. Phone 0114 268 0580 for further information.
Household goods, money. Items for Christmas hampers. Phone 0114 268 0580 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Young Women's Housing Project 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.