Slough YMCA

Referral address

Slough Borough Council
Landmark Place
Slough
SL1 1JL

Referral phone

01753 475111

Referral email

Website

http://housing.ymca.org.uk/housing-schemes/profiles-of-schemes/slough-ymca


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people aged 17-35 with a Slough connection.

Who we cannot help

People convicted of arson or sex offences. People with alcohol or drug problems, mental health or physical disabilities needing high support.

  • Minimum age accepted: 17
  • Maximum age accepted: 35

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Slough Borough Council only.

Referral procedure

Interview Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. Must have ID and proof of benefits or wage slips.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time day support workers Mon-Fri, 1 support worker weekend, 3 night support workers, 24 hour cover. Staff provide low-medium support. Have own social worker and counsellor.

Rooms and charges

£8pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 12
  • Flat: 33
  • Total spaces: 45

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Flats and rooms fully furnished.
  • Disabled facilities: 1 flat accessible to wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Assured shorthold tenancy for flats. Licence agreement for single rooms. Smoking in own room only.

Visitors

Between 8am-11pm. Overnight guests maximum twice a week for residents over 18 only.


Further information

Public transport

Slough train and bus station - 20 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Currently have 15 volunteers, help with admin support, sports activities, coaching, gardening, painting and general maintenance, driving, support around employability. Email cyoung@sloughymca.org for volunteering enquiries.

Donations

Food including halal, sports equipment, furniture, books & educational resources. Email cyoung@sloughymca.org for details.


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