INFORMATION FOR THOSE SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE

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We walk with young people as they journey forwards, providing the practical and emotional support they need to gain the skills and confidence to find accommodation and keep it.

• Advice about housing options and benefits

• Help with form filling and applications

• Internet and phone access

• Referral to specialist agencies if needed

• Mediation to help the young person return home if appropriate

• Accompanying young people to appointments

• Liaising with and referrals to other agencies to find solutions

• Support for young people in accommodation to help them maintain their tenancies – money management, life skills and emotional support

 

We also offer practical help

• Food bank tailored to cooking with only a kettle, as well as basic toiletries

• Furniture bank of donated beds, sofas etc to help set up their first accommodation with basic needs

• Household goods – donated crockery, utensils etc

• Clothing bank

• Laundry facilities

• Shower room

 

All of our services are free.