The Elms: Crash Pad
01442 262 274
One night only referrals to emergency, shared accommodation. Access is 10pm-8am.
24 hour service.
Provides a bed and shower facilities.
Limited to a single overnight stay.
Cost: free to access.
Eligibility Criteria: Dacorum local connection of any kind, PNC completed prior to referral.
Referral Procedure: call and press 1 for Night Shelter
Herts Young Homeless: Crashpad
Address given when referral has been accepted
Emergency accommodation for 18-21 year old care leavers. Usually up to 21 night stay.
Up to 21 nights accommodation for 16-17 and 18-21 year olds (can be extended to 42 under special circumstances).
Provides evening meal, breakfast and a packed lunch.
Keyworker to assess needs and arrange additional services as required.
Cost: £3 per night paid fortnightly.
Eligibility Criteria: 18-21 year old care leavers in need of emergency accommodation.
Referral Procedure: to access Crashpad you will need to be referred through the Advice & Information gateway service, from your local council or TYS (Targeted Youth Support).
Hightown: Open Door
8 Bricket Road
01727 859 113
Emergency accommodation for up to 28 days. 12 single rooms. Access from 6pm-8.15am.
Night shelter open all year round.
Ensuite wash facilities.
Cooked evening meal.
Cost: £1 per night.
Eligibility Criteria: those with a local connection to St Albans are given priority. A live benefit claim is needed to access.
Referral Procedure: complete referral form and email.