WAYS YOU CAN SUPPORT US

Our communities. across the county, are full of open minded, kind people who have so much to offer to help prevent youth homelessness. Whether it’s a spare room, a couple of evenings and a car, or skills that could be shared with young people, or even a team looking for one of volunteer days, we have all kinds of opportunities to volunteer with us, to help end youth homelessness in Gloucestershire.

ways you can support us

BEFRIENDING

Provide emotional support for young homeless people 

Enhance a young person’s well-being and self-esteem 

Tackle loneliness and social isolation 

Offer a listening ear and make a real difference 

Have fun and develop your listening skills 

APPLY TO BECOME A BEFRIENDER

Driving

Transport young homeless people to and from Host households 

Act as the warm and welcoming faces of Nightstop 

Flexible around your schedule and expenses are covered 

APPLY TO BECOME A DRIVER

Long Term Accommodation Host

Provide a Safe Accommodation to a homeless young person 

Make a real difference 

We risk assess young people before placement

Help young people become independent

24 hour on call support

Rent guarantee

Full Training and Supervision

Trial stay and introductions before commitment 

A dedicated advice and support worker 


APPLY TO BECOME A LONGSTOP HOST

Emergency Accommodation Host

Provide a ‘Shortstop night’ to a homeless young person 

Support 16-25 year olds one night at a time 

Make a real difference 

We risk assess young people before placement

Help young people become independent 

APPLY TO BECOME A SHORTSTOP HOST

Daystop host

A Safe space for young people during the day

Meet and greet – show people around, keep an eye on people, help with using kitchen, washing machine etc

Training – life skills, budgeting, cooking,

Support – For example help with job applications, cvs, registering with gps

APPLY TO BECOME A DAYSTOP HOST

WHAT OUR VOLUNTEERS HAVE TO SAY