Housing

Find out more about the various accommodation options available for young people in Jersey.

Housing - Are you in need of support?

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 18+

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 is available to assist with work and flat hunting

Aztec also houses the emergency accommodation and the Drunk and Incapable Unit.

The services they offer are:

  • Assessment
  • Key working
  • Advocacy
  • Supported access to services e.g. housing, health, drug and alcohol, counselling, mental health, community bank
  • Employment and training advice
  • Meals
  • Laundry

Access: Referral by individual or agency.

Contact  number: 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.

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Strathmore 16-25

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:

  • being in a settled safe accommodation
  • education, training and employment
  • good health and well being.

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.

The services they offer are:

  • Assessment
  • Key working
  • Advocacy
  • Supported access to services e.g. housing, drug and alcohol, counselling, mental health, community bank
  • Life skills coaching
  • Employment and training advice
  • Meals
  • Laundry

Access: Referral by The Shelter Trust, individual or agency.

Contact number: 01534 726892

If you do not have a phone or credit to get in contact, pop into YES and we will contact them on your behalf.

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Evans House 25+

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 services 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.

The services they offer are:

  • Support access to agencies e.g. housing, health, drug and alcohol, counselling, mental health, community bank
  • Key work sessions
  • Advice with employment and training
  • Assistance with legal monetary matters

Access:  Referral by the Shelter, individual or Agency.

Contact number: 01534 484631

If you do not have a phone or credit to get in contact, pop into YES and we will contact them on your behalf.

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Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship 16-21

JAYF provides reliable affordable housing for young people aged 16 to 21. It has 4 homes in the island providing single bedsit accommodation for 30 young people.

The services they offer are:

  • A caretaker
  • A youth counsellor
  • Help with employment
  • Access to training and education

Contact number: 07797 716575

Email: jayf1961@gmail.com

If you do not have a phone or credit to get in contact, pop into YES and we will contact them on your behalf.

Barnardo's Plan B 16-25

Plan B provides support to young people aged 16-25 who are either living independently, leaving care or in need of support with housing.

The services they offer are:

  • Individual Support
  • ‘How2’ Independent Living Skills Group 6 Week Programme
  • ‘Go2’ Independent Living Skills Group 2 Day Programme
  • ‘Chill Out Thursdays’ Independent Living Drop-In
  • Highlands College Drop-In
  • Outreach
  • Young People’s Steering Group

At Plan B multi-agency work is key in enabling them to help vulnerable young people overcome difficult circumstances.

Access: Referral from individual or agencies.

Contact number: 01534 510546

Email: planbjersey@barnardos.org.uk

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Jersey Women's Refuge

The Jersey Women’s Refuge provide a safe place for women and children to go 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. Our support staff are qualified as Domestic Abuse Prevention Advocates which is a nationally recognised qualification for professionals working with victims of domestic abuse.

The services they provide are:

  • Provision
  • Protection
  • Prevention
  • Partnership working

Helpline: 08007356836

Email: info@jerseywomensrefuge.org

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Sanctuary Trust

Sanctuary House 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.

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Youth Enquiry Service, The Link, Eagle House, La Colomberie, St Helier JE2 4QB

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