St Basils "We want young people to feel cared about, have trusted support and somewhere safe and affordable to live, that enables them to learn and work."

Preventing Youth Homelessness since 1972

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Our Mission

St Basils works with young people to enable them to find and keep a home, grow their confidence, develop their skills, increase opportunities and prevent homelessness.

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Young Person’s Navigation Service

This service aims to help ensure young people in crisis who are 'roofless' and have nowhere else to go can access the support they need.
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The Positive Pathway

The 'Positive Pathway’ is based on a combination of research, policy and consultations undertaken with local authorities, charities, other organisations and young people.
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Live and Work

Our innovative and Award winning project in Sandwell, offering Apprenticeships and affordable rents with support to any young person, whether they have been homeless or not.
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Success Stories “St Basils gave me hope”

“I didn’t become a statistic… I thank St Basils for the opportunities, which I doubt would ever have come if I hadn’t discovered they existed.”

-One ex-resident shares her story.

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St Basils 2019 Christmas appeal

St Basils houses almost 500 young people every single night. We’re short of £5 a day per young person staying in one of our projects. That £5 will assist in supporting each young person out of homelessness and transform their life. This Christmas we’re asking our supporters for help.

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Big BIRMINGHAM SleepOut 2019

29th Nov, 2019 @ 7:00pm — 30th Nov, 2019 @ 6:00am

Join a thousand other local people sleeping out overnight in cardboard constructions in the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral to raise funds and help homeless young people get back into education, training and work.

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Homeless prevention services

As long as it will be safe for the young person, our aim where possible is always to prevent youth homelessness from happening in the first place.
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Accommodation and Support services

We have 35 supported accommodation schemes across Birmingham, Solihull, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Kidderminster, Sandwell and Stratford-Upon-Avon offering a range of support from fully supported projects staffed 24/7 to semi-independent projects and one independent project.
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You Can Employability Service

St Basils have a team of Employability Coaches that provide a 5 week Programme to young people within our accommodation and support services.  This 5 week course called #YouCan is to facilitate intensive support to help young people kick start the journey back to employment. With a focus of how to get there, through Education, […]
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