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.
Aldwyck Housing Group - N Herts YP Service
13 Fishponds Road
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs, including care leavers. Can accommodate 2 single parents with children. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to the North Herts area.
Will not accept
Arsonists, sex offenders. Those with support needs which cannot be met by the project.
How to get in ^ back to top
Accept referrals from any agency. Most referrals via North Herts District Council Housing Needs Department.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for referral form. Interview and risk assessment.
Operate waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
2 full time and 6 part time staff on-site Mon-Fri 10am-8pm at Sun Street; Jubilee House has almost 24/7 cover. Keywork system, weekly-monthly meetings. 3 month reviews. Staff help with independent living skills, budgeting, dealing with conflict, sustaining a tenancy, and help with access to education, training and employment.
Sessions on drug awareness, alcohol awareness and sexual health.
Access to move-on
Work through move-on pack and help with application for local authority housing. Follow-up 3, 6 and 9 months after move-on.
Accommodation ^ back to top
21 In 2 buildings - Jubilee House in Hitchin and Sun Street in Baldock.
£13.65-£16.16pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
|Furnishings||Room and flats fully furnished.|
|Other facilities||Jubilee House has communal lounge, activity room, conservatory, garden.|
|Disabled facilities||7 rooms in Jubilee House and 3 at Sun Street are accessible to wheelchair users.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
Must engage with support offered. No alcohol allowed on premises. Licence agreement or assured shorthold tenancy.
Own key, no access restrictions.
2 per resident 8am-11pm. One guest can stay overnight Fri and Sat.
Elected resident representative holds resident meetings and activities. Scrutiny panels and work forums. Annual surveys.
Further information ^ back to top
Aldwyck Housing Group.
Hitchin and Baldock train stations nearby.