HyH: Herts young Homeless - supporting Homeless Young People in Hertfordshire
A roof over our heads, the support of a loving family and somewhere safe to come home to are all the things most of us take for granted. But right now, hundreds of people in Hertfordshire are unable to rely on any of these as they are either homeless or at risk of being homeless.
Herts young Homeless is a unique charity in Hertfordshire which provides a number of different services to support approximately 1,700 young people each year.
The types of service we offer continually focus on preventing young people from becoming homeless – from education in schools and family mediation through to supporting young parents in their first homes and caring for those with complex mental health and substance misuse needs. Our focus is on maintaining appropriate accommodation for vulnerable young people who, without our support would end up sleeping on the streets.
Over the last year:
Our Advice and Information service provided almost 2000 young people with support
Crashpad provided more than 1800 nights of emergency accommodation
The longer term Floating Support service provided 41,000 hours of support
Our Mediation services improved family relationships for 88% of their clients
The Education team prepared 3500 local young people for the realities of leaving home
The hyhHealth service supported people of all ages with mental health and/or substance misuse problems
Feeling brave? Why not take on a challenge and raise money for hyh in the process? Once you’ve picked a challenge, just register online with bmycharity or Virgin Money Giving.
Whether you would like to make a one off donation or you would like to set up a direct debit, we are extremely grateful for any donations.
Your kindness would provide support to people with a variety of needs, including offending behaviour, mental health issues, substance misuse issues around family breakdown, behavioural problems, anti-social behaviour and much more. As well as offering support you will be helping vulnerable people to access other services they may need.
Become a corporate partner
Choose us as your ‘charity of the year’ or charity partner
Involve your team in fundraising activities
Take part in a corporate challenge or event
Sponsor one of our programmes or events
Offer us your skills and support
Set up payroll giving
Your help would make such a difference – not only to raise much needed funds, but also to raise hyh’s profile in the community so young people in need know where to go.
If you would like to know more about hyh then please visit our website at www.hyh.org.uk
For Advice & Information call 03333 202384
For all other enquiries call 01707 251384
Hatfield AL10 8HX
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