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If you are over the age of 18 years and are homeless or facing homelessness please contact us on 01296 435026 for advice. Please note that we do not have a list of landlords, but we will support you in looking at your housing options and assist you making referrals or looking for private landlords.

At the heart of AHAG’s work is The Hub.  The main service is a drop-in for those who are homeless or inadequately housed.  Current opening hours are Monday and Wednesday from 12-2pm at Walton Hall, Aylesbury, HP21 7QX.  Also offered is an appointment only service (Fridays) at 2 Rickfords Hill, Aylesbury HP20 2RX – call 01296 435026.

Winter Emergency Project

This was the seventh year that Aylesbury Homeless Action Group (AHAG) has run an emergency shelter during the winter months.

AHAG worked in conjunction with a local guest house to provide six emergency bed spaces from the 4th January to the 31st March 2017.

To access the project, clients were referred through Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) and a police check for suitability was undertaken.

Forty two people were referred into the project and of those 28 were assessed as suitable.  Fifteen of those were able to take advantage of the emergency accommodation.

Each client was offered a 28 day licence, giving them the stability and time to explore their housing options.  Clients were assigned a case worker to provide on-going housing advice and support on a daily basis.  Additional financial and employment support was also given.

Project Outcomes

  • 11 clients were re-housed.
  • 7 clients were able to continue with their employment, despite becoming homeless.
  • 2 clients were successful in securing employment.
  • 4 clients attended a Financial Capability course.
  • 2 were offered financial assistance through grant applications for deposits.

Conclusion

This was another successful project, which provided people both with safe and secure temporary accommodation and the opportunity to secure long term, stable accommodation.  If you would like to read the full report on the project it will be available on this website shortly.