Support our Homelessness Services
Why we need your help
We operate a wide range of support for people impacted by homelessness across the Liverpool City Region and North Wales. Our services are continually developing, as we look for the most effective ways to support people out of homelessness and set them up with the skills to sustain tenancies, access training and employment and build a positive support network. With your support, we can add to the support our services provide and help people develop the skills they need to access employment and sustain tenancies.
The services we provide support a large variety of individuals. In Merseyside we run Supported Lodgings Services (Wirral, Liverpool, Sefton & Knowsley), Homeground Hostel, AIMS, Sports Horizons and resettlement Passport.
In North Wales we run Supported Lodgings and Nightstop services (Flintshire, Denbighshire & Conwy), Plas Bellin and Sunraye.
Supported Lodgings provides homeless young people Aged 16-21 with family style accommodation. Young people are accommodated with registered ‘Householders’ in their homes, they will have their own room and share the kitchen and bathroom facilities. Alongside the support provided by the Householder, our support workers are there to help the young person develop independent living skills, and help them access further training, education or employment.
The family environment provided in Supoorted Lodgings is really beneficial for young people, for whom staying in a hostel wouldn't be appropriate.
Homeground hostel offers accommodation to homeless young people between the ages of 16 to 21. Each resident receives tailored support from our staff according to their individual needs. Our aim is to support young people to engage with education and employment, with the goal of moving on to stable accommodation.
Plas Bellin Hall offers temporary supported accommodation for up to 23 families. Plas Bellin is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The support team provides coordinated support-including multi-agency working, to assist each family in achieving outcomes identified from their individual support plans. Plas Bellin is a large site with many self contained units, allowing families to develop the skills they need in a supported environment. The staff at Plas Bellin regularly organise activities for the residents to have 'family time', which for many can be a very rare occurance. Some of the Activities include a Family Fun Day and trips to Chester Zoo
Sunraye offers accommodation for up to 9 single women, aged between 16-65. Each resident receives tailored one-to-one suppot with the aim of enabling them to engage with education and employment, where appropriate, and move on to stable accommodation. Residents can take part in creative activities such as the craft shed alongside the personal and social development support provided.
Young Person's Hub
Launched this year the Young Person's hub brings together our current services working with young people in Liverpool, providing an 'all in one place' service.
The hub houses a number of support services focussed on helping young people to build resilience, raise their aspirations and achieve their goals. The aim of the hub is to be more than just somewhere for young people to go in and sit with support workers, with it's daily breakfast club it provides a more relaxed setting so that young people chose to come in when in crisis.
Our AIMS mentoring service, Liverpool Supported Lodgings, and Sports Horizons projects are based in the hub. These services all come together within the Hub to offer an ‘everything in one place’ style delivery within a friendly atmosphere and a comprehensive skills programme including employability and work skills, tenancy readiness via our Resettlement Passport course, a personal development programme and individual mentoring.
Our AIMS service supports young people aged 16-24 who are with leaving care services, have experience of the care system, or who are N.E.E.T (Not in education, employment or training).
Our team aims to build lasting relationships with the young people who come to the service and provide mentoring to help them maximise opportunities and develop transferable life skills. Young people are guided through our workbook, covering areas such as building self esteem, health and well-being, our resettlement passport and many more.
Sports Horizons are a team of multi-disciplinary workers who have extensive experience supporting young people. Through sports inclusion and participation the team takes a personalised holistic approach when working with young people. All of the support we offer is tailored to the individual and we maintain a flexible approach to underpin the changing needs of young people. We have extensive knowledge and experience working with our client group and the wider community.
We support young people aged 16-21 who are currently within insecure and unsettled accommodation.
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