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There are various accommodation options available for young people under 25. Are you sofa surfing? Are you in need of more secure accommodation? Get in touch YES can support you!
Aztec House provides single accommodation for males and females who have been, or are at risk of being homeless for longer periods. There is an accommodation charge.
It is there to provide safe, high-support, longer-term accommodation for homeless adults. It accommodates for 22 single occupants and has staff on duty 24 hours a day. The dining, bathroom and laundry facilities are shared and there are limited facilities for disabled residents.
There is a computer with internet access available to assist with work and flat hunting
Aztec also houses the emergency accommodation and the Drunk and Incapable Unit.
Access: Referral by individual or agency.
Contact: 01534 730235
If you do not have a phone or credit to get in contact, pop into YES and we will contact them on your behalf.
Strathmore is a residential unit for young people aged 16-25. There is an accommodation charge.
It provides a safe, high-support, medium-term accommodation for vulnerable young people. Their aim is to promote young people’s independence using three pathways:
It accommodates for singles or couples where they are able to have their own room and has staff on duty 24 hours a day. The dining, laundry and some bathroom facilities are shared.
Access: Referral by The Shelter Trust, individual or agency.
Contact: 01534 726892
Evans house provides single accommodation for both males and females primarily over the age of 25, however with a registration it may include adults from the age of 18 if required. There is an accommodation charge which is inclusive of all service charges and meals.
They aim to provide safe and secure accommodation for people in need of support with resettlement back into the community.
It accommodates for 22 single occupants and staff are on duty 24 hours a day. Onsite facilities include a communal lounge, dining room and laundry, there are numerous shared bathroom facilities throughout the building.
Access: Referral by the Shelter, individual or Agency.
Contact: 01534 484631
Venetia House (women only facility) is a recently opened 21-bed space facility exclusively for homeless, abused or disadvantaged women.
For safety reasons, the Shelter Trust keep details and location of the house confidential. So please get in touch with them if you feel like you’re in a position where Venetia House might be able to support you.
Since 1961 the Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship ( JAYF ) has provided safe and homely accommodation to young people aged between 18 and 25 years who would otherwise be homeless through no fault of their own.
JAYF aims to provide a degree of stability and security as a stepping stone to finding full-time employment and finding more permanent accommodation.
The charity currently runs four hostels, which can accommodate up to 29 residents in mainly self-contained units with access to cooking, laundry and communal facilities. Residents receive support from designated ‘houseparents’ and an experienced Manager who provides guidance and encouragement as they embark upon their chosen paths, whether in education, training or employment.
Contact: 07797 716575
The Jersey Women’s Refuge provides a safe place for women and children who are victims of domestic abuse.
They provide a 24-hour, confidential service, which offers practical and emotional support to women and children suffering from abuse.
The Refuge employs five residential support workers and two outreach support workers who are trained and experienced in supporting women and children who have experienced abuse. Their support staff are qualified as Domestic Abuse Prevention Advocates which is a nationally recognised qualification for professionals working with victims of domestic abuse.
Helpline: 0800 7356836
Sanctuary Trust provides accommodation and support to men who have reached a crisis in their lives and need help to get back into society. The men that they support can have a range of issues: homelessness; economic hardship: domestic violence; mental health issues; family/relationship breakdown or addiction issues, be it gambling, drugs or alcohol.
Sanctuary Trust works across two sites and can accommodate a total of 24 men within the two properties. To help the men solve their own problems, achieve their goals and move back into society.
Contact: 01534 743732