Homeless charity in Stevenage
hyh is an independent charity dedicated to supporting the young homeless of Stevenage and other surrounding Hertfordshire areas.
We were established in 1998, to help young people secure and maintain appropriate accommodation by providing information, support and help in a crisis. hyh works with other agencies in Stevenage and throughout Hertfordshire towards improving local provision and preventing homelessness.
Crashpad is a service commonly used by young people in Stevenage. In the last six months it have provided 681 bed nights for people in need and in the last quarter, 25% of Crashpad referrals have come from the Stevenage area.n
We believe that safe and secure accommodation is the essential foundation from which young Stevenage people can achieve a successful independent life. Our mainstream services are Advice and Information, Floating Support and Nightstop Herts and we have a number of other services which support and complement this work in areas such as Health, Mediation and Education. We are constantly exploring new ideas in an effort to achieve our goal of preventing homelessness in Stevenage.
Homeless in Stevenage?
A roof over our heads, the support of a loving family and somewhere safe to come home to are all things most of us take for granted. But, right now, many young people in Stevenage are unable to rely on any of these as they are either homeless or at risk of being homeless. Every day young people are homeless in our community and our mission is to support them into a secure situation and ensure that they do not return to the desperation of an uncertain future
"Every year we help over 2000 young people get their lives back on track..."
If you are a young person in Stevenage and are homeless or at risk of being homeless, please call our help line on 08000 355 775