Charity information

St Basils

St Basils works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region with specific services in Birmingham, Coventry, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the Wyre Forest.
A range of prevention, accommodation, engagement and support services all aim to help young people rebuild their lives; gain skills, confidence and employment to move on successfully, breaking the‘no home – no j

Founded 1972

  • Mission statement

    St Basils works with over 5,000 young people a year aged 16-25 in Birmingham, Coventry, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the Wyre Forest. To;

    Help them find and keep a home
    Develop confidence, skills and opportunities
    Prevent homelessness.

    Our prevention services include a Family Mediation service and Schools, Training and Mentoring Project (STAMP), a helpline for Birmingham (Tel: 0300 303 0099) and Advice centre.

    We have 35 supported accommodation projects across the West Midlands, incorporating a holistic support service which focuses on the real needs of young people, in an effort to help them develop independent living skills, move on, make a success of their lives and never return to a state where they are at risk of homelessness.

    Of the 35, 2 are designated Mother and Baby supported accommodation schemes and 2 emergency accommodation schemes.

    In addition we have a private rental scheme giving young people moving on more housing options and 3 supported lodgings schemes providing a half way house to young care leavers aged 16-21 and the opportunity to experience a family environment.

    We have extensive Life skills and Learning, Skills and Work programmes, Youth Involvement and leadership opportunities and an apprenticeship scheme.

    There are many ways to help us. We have a number of challenges throughout the year including a SleepOut in the winter, summer sponsored walk or just take a look hehttps://stbasils. Org. Uk/help-us/

  • Aims

    St Basils aims to:

    • To develop young people's confidence, skills and opportunities and to have them fully involved in setting standards, identifying priorities and monitoring services.
    • To prevent homelessness through the provision and development of prevention and support services which meet the diverse needs of young people.
    • To enable young people to find and keep a home through the provision of good quality accommodation which meets the needs and raises the aspirations of young people.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1972

    Registered Charity Number: 1080154

    Board members: 20

    Full time staff: 150

    Part time staff: 50

    Volunteers: 30

    Phone number: 01217729619

    Address: 71-75 Allcock Street, Deritend, Birmingham, B9 4DY

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  • St Basils Learning Skills & Work Programme

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