Our Initiatives 

Here are details of our initiatives or more specialist projects that take what we do to the next level but may only operate in certain areas or with certain groups.

Projects 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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Projects Nightstop Scheme

This scheme relies on Hosts in the local community to help provide emergency accommodation on a night by night basis to vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness.

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Projects Home2Home Supported Lodgings

This scheme relies on Hosts in the local community to help provide accommodation and support for isolated young people generally aged 16-18 to help prevent homelessness.

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Projects 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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Projects PIE Training (Professionals and Organisations)

Drawing upon seven 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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Projects PIE4Employers

Following on from the success of becoming a PIE; St Basils have worked with other organisations who wanted to be better equipped to support young people in junior positions (e.g. apprenticeships) in their workplaces. Acknowledging that sometimes young people are not fully prepared for a work environment; particularly those from disaffected and disadvantaged communities; these […]

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Projects PIE and Parenting Young People (PYP)

Youth homelessness is often a result of conflict between parents and the young person.  As families are increasingly struggling with finances, unemployment and reduced support for difficulties such as Autism, ADHD and mental health problems; families sometimes lack the emotional and psychological resources to manage the transition from adolescence to adulthood.  This is described by […]

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Projects PIE4Education

Young people disengaged from employment, training and education are more likely to experience youth homelessness.  However, other risk factors for homelessness; such as mental health problems or learning difficulties, are also likely to impact on a young person’s ability to engage positively with education.  PIE4Education is a new initiative from the St Basils’ PIE team […]

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