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Homelessness & Young People Let’s Talk About Housing 13 th June 2013 Homelessness & Young People Let’s Talk About Housing 13 th June 2013

Contents • Introduction to The Y – Service Standard and Commitment • Homelessness & Contents • Introduction to The Y – Service Standard and Commitment • Homelessness & young people – National Context – Local Context • • Support, Housing & Innovation Welfare reform & young people Steps in place at The Y Move on Solutions?

Introduction to The Y Housing Founded in 1870 Largest VCS provider in city Single Introduction to The Y Housing Founded in 1870 Largest VCS provider in city Single homeless 16 – 25 yo 97 bed-spaces across 4 sites Capital refurbishment 20102013 • 2012 Y-POD - Big Lottery £ 1 m funded project for care leavers & young offenders • Day Centre provision • Training Provider • • •

Service Standard & Commitment Training; • Children & Young People Now 2009 • Regional Service Standard & Commitment Training; • Children & Young People Now 2009 • Regional Training Award 2009 Housing Vision 2009 – language & practice • Support Intervention Process – Re-state fair access & fair exit commitment – Reduce unplanned moves from 19% to 3% • Service Quality Statement • High standard of accommodation

Homelessness & Young People National Picture • Homelessness on the rise • Biggest cause; Homelessness & Young People National Picture • Homelessness on the rise • Biggest cause; asked to leave family home • 18+ experience ‘cliffdrop’ re. support • 30% care experienced / owed stat. duty Local (The Y) • Average 35 applications per month • Biggest cause; 53% asked to leave by family • Only 17% ‘looked after’ by CYPS – 83% may not meet priority need / vulnerability threshold.

Homelessness & YP comparison National • 40% experienced abuse at home • 30% have Homelessness & YP comparison National • 40% experienced abuse at home • 30% have been in care • 33% self –harm Crisis “Young, Hidden & Homeless” April 2012 Local (The Y Client profile) • Abuse features as a common denominator in; • 70% of care leavers • 36% of general needs With at least mental health distress &/or substance use present.

Support + Housing + Innovation • Progressive internal pathway e. g. clusters to single Support + Housing + Innovation • Progressive internal pathway e. g. clusters to single flats • Variety – supported / independent / shared • Support Intervention model • Staff skill-set; ABI, Counselling, Drugs & Alcohol, Health, ASG • Partnership – LCC, Health & The Y • ‘Struggling’ 20% at severe risk of; • Offending • Exploitation • Disengagement

Welfare Reform & Young People • Highest level of youth unemployment nationally & Europewide Welfare Reform & Young People • Highest level of youth unemployment nationally & Europewide • HB & under 25 s • Leicester City – significant deprivation • ‘Young’ city – Census

Welfare Reform & Young People • Stronger sanctions • Increased competition for shared accommodation Welfare Reform & Young People • Stronger sanctions • Increased competition for shared accommodation • Amendments to allocations policy for under 18 s. • Direct payments • Internet access – online claims not smart-phone accessible.

Steps in place… • Y Education – CIH / OCN – Pre-tenancy training for Steps in place… • Y Education – CIH / OCN – Pre-tenancy training for residents – OCN training programme • Support worker with lead on rent & housing management tasks • Workshops / Briefings for staff and residents • Big Lottery – Moneywise project: www. getmoneywise. org. uk

Move on solutions? Shared models; • Peer landlord • Night-stop • Supported lodgings • Move on solutions? Shared models; • Peer landlord • Night-stop • Supported lodgings • Home-Share • ‘House-share’ - www. homelesslink. org. uk Partnerships; • Housing associations • Private landlords • Combine resources with other providers?

Thank you - Questions? • Contact: Anna Maudsley Housing Director The Y E: AMaudsley@leicesterymca. Thank you - Questions? • Contact: Anna Maudsley Housing Director The Y E: [email protected] co. uk T: 0116 2046203 w: www. leicesterymca. co. uk