day centres and hostels
If you want to stay in this project you cannot apply directly yourself. Look in How to get in below for more information.
Eastbourne & Wealden YMCA - Vicarage Drive
23-25 Vicarage Drive
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with a local connection to Eastbourne.
Will not accept
No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.
How to get in ^ back to top
All referrals are made by Eastbourne Borough Council Housing Department.
All referrals come from Eastbourne Borough Council Housing Department. Phone Mon-Fri 10am-5pm to arrange an interview. Require proof of identity, references and some background checks.
Operate waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
3 full time and 1 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system, with weekly meetings. Regular residents' meetings.
Access to move-on
Keyworkers provide help with finding move-on accommodation and getting on the council waiting list.
Accommodation ^ back to top
17 In 2 buildings.
£12.25pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
|Furnishings||Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins, fridges and freezers.|
|Other facilities||Lounge, computer room, garden.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
Residents must attend keywork sessions. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in own room only. Licence agreement.
Own key to front door. 24 hour access.
Between 9.30am-12 midnight. No overnight guests.
Monthly residents' meeting.
Further information ^ back to top
Train station - 25 minutes walk.