Outreach Housing Support Service


Who is the service for?


18 to 24 year olds who require housing related advice or guidance. The service is available for a maximum of 6 months and will provide tailored Solution Focused support to each individual. Herts Young Homeless (hyh) and Catalyst, as subcontractor, work in partnership to deliver this service

The service does have set priority groups which are:


  • Care leavers
  • Those leaving supported accommodation
  • Those at risk of eviction from temporary and permanent accommodation


What Support is Provided


Examples of the type of support provided include:


  • General tenancy sustainment
  • Independent living skills
  • Finding suitable accommodation
  • Income / budgeting
  • Education and training
  • Debt advice
  • Co-ordinating plans with relevant partner agencies to ensure that all support needs are met

Referrals to this service can be made through hyh’s 18+ Advice Line.


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* Outreach Housing Support Service was previously known as Floating Support