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, a well being worker is on site once a week.
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.
£15.26 -17.88 pw 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 or drugs allowed on premises. Both schemes are no smoking schemes. Licence agreement or assured shorthold tenancy.
Own key, no access restrictions.
2 per resident 8am-11pm. One guest can stay overnight twice a week.
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.