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Grimsby and Cleethorpes YMCA Foyer

Referral address

1 Orwell Street
Grimsby
DN31 3HB

Phone

01472 580550

Fax

01472 580551

 

Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs. All applicants must be willing to engage in some type of education or training.

Will not accept

Arsonists. Sex offenders.

Age
Minimum16
Maximum25
Average18

How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any professional agency.

Referral procedure

Write or phone any time. Application form completed by applicant and referral agency. Interview. Require background information including offending history.

Waiting list

Sometimes operate waiting list prioritised by need.

Vacancies

Weekly.

Length of stay
Minimum3 months
Maximum2 years
Average8 months

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

5 full time day staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff offer support around independent living, life skills, safety, employment and training and liaison with statutory and voluntary welfare agencies.

Health services

Drop-ins by local support agencies on health matters such as substance misuse.

Access to move-on

Staff give advice on move-on options and help with resettlement in keywork. Referral to floating support service if needed.

Accommodation ^ back to top

Total spaces

26

Rooms

Flat: 26
Residents responsible for own electricity costs.
£11.47pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

Facilities
FurnishingsFlats fully furnished.
Other facilitiesLounge, computer room, training area, games room, laundry, garden.
FoodSelf catering.
Disabled facilitiesNone.

Rules and policies ^ back to top

House rules and tenure

Residents must engage in education or training. No alcohol allowed. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.

Resident access

Own key, no access restrictions. Curfew on college nights. Key handed in on leaving building.

Visitors

Between 9am-11pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

Regular residents' meetings.

Further information ^ back to top

Group

YMCA England.

Public transport

Grimsby train and bus stations - 1.5 miles.