Nightstop South Yorkshire offers emergency accommodation on a night by night basis for homeless young people aged 16-25 in the homes of fully trained and vetted volunteers. Nightstop has been operating since 1987 and helps young people in 33 towns and cities around the UK. Nightstop is part of Depaul UK, a national charity supporting young people experiencing homelessness around the UK. In 2015, Nightstop supported over 1600 young people and provided 13,500 nights of emergency accommodation for young people.
Nightstop hosts open their homes to young people when they have nowhere else to go offering a safe place to stay and a chance to be listened to. Once placed with a host, young people receive support from project staff to help them find a permanent place to live and address the factors that have caused their homelessness.
All host are vetted and subject to DBS checks and receive comprehensive training and ongoing support from a dedicated Nightstop Co-ordinator. There is an out of hours on call service available to both hosts and young people.
Referrals are taken Mon-Fri between 10am-4pm.
If you are interested in finding out more about referring a young person to Nightstop or about becoming a Nightstop host, please contact us for further information.