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Young people

Our services

We support young people aged between 16 and 25 by encouraging them to focus on their strengths and build positive support networks to achieve their aspirations, whether that is returning to education, finding meaningful work or making new friendships.

Our services specialise in supporting young people facing homelessness, including those who are:

  • Care leavers or looked after children (over 16)

  • Overcome addiction

  • Young parents

  • Experiencing family or relationship breakdown

In response to the Department of Education’s call for new standards, we have taken a proactive step to register with Ofsted which aligns with our mission to provide a safe place for young people to gain essential life skills and learn to live independently, as they make the transition to adulthood. Read more here.

We also offer move-on services to help residents find and maintain their own independent accommodation, as well as floating support or community outreach services where we provide one-to-one or group support to young people in the community (who don’t live in our properties).

Tailored support

All support is tailored to each person’s individual needs, through a structured care and support plan, which uses the Young Person’s Star model to encourage each person to take control of their lives and work towards achieving their personal goals. Support is focused on eight areas: 

Support is focused on eight areas: 

  • Accommodation

  • Work and learning

  • People and support

  • Health

  • How you feel

  • Choices and behaviour

  • Money and rent

  • Practical life skills

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