Supported Lodgings

This service provides family style accommodation to homeless young people and operates in 7 boroughs across Merseyside and North Wales. Young people are accommodated with registered ‘Householders’ in their homes, they will have their own room and share the kitchen and bathroom facilities. This is an alternative to living in a hostel. Each young person will receive support from their Householder and a support worker.

Practical & Emotional support provided includes:

  • A furnished room within a household
  • Help with accessing and engaging with education and employment
  • Support to access benefits the young person is entitled to
  • Support to develop independent living skills such as budgeting, cooking etc.
  • Help with accessing specialist support
  • Support to gain skills and confidence to sustain a tenancy via the Resettlement Passport program and access stable move-on accommodation

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Young people accommodated through Supported Lodgings (17-18)

Who are the Supported Lodging Householders?

Householders are members of the community who have a spare room and want to support a young person. All Householders are assessed for suitability, undergo background and DBS checks and receive regular training and supervision & support from the staff in their area. Find out more. 

What is the relationship like between the Householder and the Young Person?  

To answer that question is Nurjana and her Householder Mandy in the video below

Homeless or at risk of homelessness?

If you or someone you know is homeless or at risk of homelessness, support is available. Click here to see the next steps to take in your area.

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We are currently looking for new Householders for our Supported Lodgings Services which support homeless young people.

 

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