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Young people's housing schemes

We have a number of young people’s housing schemes located across Wigan, Warrington and Chester which provide temporary accommodation specifically designed for young people aged between 16 and 25 years old.

All of our housing schemes are friendly, welcoming places where you are encouraged to succeed and actively take responsibility for your own life and future development.

Brecon Close, Wigan

Located in Platt Bridge, Wigan Brecon Close is a housing scheme for young people aged 16 to 25 years old who aren’t ready to make the commitment to live in a foyer environment.

Young people can live in a 2 bedroom shared flat or bungalow; Brecon Close also has bungalows for young people with babies or children.

Brecon Close is a partnership scheme with Wigan and Leigh Homes. All referrals to live in Brecon House are made through the Housing Support Access Point (HSAP).

To find out more about Brecon Close please contact the scheme directly on 01925 592499.

Bridge Foyer, chester

Bridge Foyer in Chester offers a safe environment that provides young people with accommodation and gives them the chance to access training and employment opportunities all under one roof. If consists of 28 self contained flats and 3 studio flats all with private bathroom and kitchen.

The scheme also has a communal lounge, laundry and life skills room, virtual gym and landscaped gardens for residents. It is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and there are many events and activities to get involved with.

Verve Place, Warrington

Apprentice 1Located in Warrington, Verve Place is a housing scheme that provides accommodation for 38 young people aged between 16 to 25 years old.

Operated in a similar way to a Foyer, to live at Verve Place young people must agree to a learning contract in return for their accommodation.

Young people can stay at Verve Place for up to 12 months, during their stay they must demonstrate they are serious in achieving their aspirations by following the scheme’s learning programme or their own agreed learning programme.

Verve Place has a communal lounge, chill out areas, learning spaces, a virtual gym, an IT suite and a garden.

To find out more about Verve Place please contact the scheme directly on 01925 593400 – select option 5.