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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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There are 4 Key elements to our work

What does St Basils do?

See ‘About us’ and ‘Our impacts’ page for more information on our work.

St Basils £5 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.

Our work has continued through-out the Coronavirus pandemic. If you can afford to help us, please donate now.

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National Work

Refreshed Positive Pathway Frameworks

 

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We have now refreshed the national Positive Pathway frameworks, advising on preventing youth homelessness, the youth justice accommodation pathway and on assisting care leavers.

Positive Pathway

Find out more about our other National Work:

Youth homelessness nationally   St Basils Charter

Youth Voice

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 almost 40 supported accommodation schemes across Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Kidderminster, Leamington Spa, Redditch, Sandwell, Solihull and Walsall 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, Training and Work Placements in industry.
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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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Latest 

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The Big Sleepout is back!

18th Oct, 2021

On Friday 3rd December, the oldest and biggest sleepout in the UK returns to Birmingham. The new venue for St Basils Big Birmingham SleepOut 2021 is Millennium Point – and we hope to fill it to capacity!

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5 for 5

1st Feb, 2021 @ 12:00am — 1st Dec, 2021 @ 12:00am

The new challenge…could you walk 5k in a confined space?

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Young Person’s Outreach 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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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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PIE Training (for Organisations)

Drawing upon ten years of being a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE), St Basils PIE team are using their expertise to support other organisations to become more ‘psychologically-informed’.
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CORONAVIRUS

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