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Eastbourne & Wealden YMCA - Vicarage Drive

Referral address

23-25 Vicarage Drive
Eastbourne
BN20 8AR

Phone

01323 439694

Fax

01323 439854

Email

eastbourne.ymca@btinternet.com

 

Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

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.

Age
Minimum16
Maximum25
Average17

How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

All referrals are made by Eastbourne Borough Council Housing Department.

Referral procedure

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.

Waiting list

Operate waiting list.

Vacancies

Infrequently.

Length of stay
Minimum1 night
Maximum2 years
Average9 months

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

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

Total spaces

17 In 2 buildings.

Rooms

Single: 17
£12.25pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

Facilities
FurnishingsRooms fully furnished, with washbasins, fridges and freezers.
Other facilitiesLounge, computer room, garden.
FoodSelf catering.
Disabled facilitiesNone.

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.

Resident access

Own key to front door. 24 hour access.

Visitors

Between 9.30am-12 midnight. No overnight guests.

User participation

Monthly residents' meeting.

Further information ^ back to top

Group

YMCA England.

Public transport

Train station - 25 minutes walk.