The Y Housing & Support – Leicester YMCA

The Y supports and enriches its local community with particular focus on young and disadvantaged people. It aims to improve opportunities and quality of life by providing supported accommodation, homeless services, education and young offender support.

Its diverse range of services also includes childrens work, sports, theatre, music and arts.

Service Information

Service Overview

The Y Housing provides supported accommodation to enable homeless young people aged 16-25 to develop independent living skills within an average 6 month stay.
Y Housing also operate a shared housing scheme – for a referral form contact the Y directly.

Minimum Age

16

Maximum Age

25

Restrictions

No automatic exclusions.

Relevant People Groups

Emergency Beds, Female, Male, Single, Young People

Who Is This Service For?

Young People 16 to 25 who meet Leicester City Councils eligibility threshold.

Contact Details

Contact Name

Principal Housing Officer

Email Address

housing@leicesterymca.co.uk

Website

http://www.leicesterymca.co.uk

Phone

0116 255 6507

Fax

0116 255 6509

Referral Procedure

Referral Procedure

As a council funded project referrals are part of the single access and referral system through Housing Options

You can contact Housing Options by telephone on 0116 454 1008 or e-mail:housingoptions@leicester.gov.uk

Phone or call in at Housing Options Centre Mon-Fri 9am-4pm (from 1pm on Tues).

After 4pm or at weekends phone 0116 221 2770.

Contact Y Housing for a referral form for their shared housing.

Address

Housing Options Centre
Phoenix House
1 King Street
Leicester
LE1 6RN

Phone Number

0116 454 1008