Welcome to BYPHS

Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme is a registered charity providing temporary supported accommodation to people aged 16-25 who are homeless and/or in special need. We aim to promote independence with a strong emphasis on resident involvement. Support is provided on a needs led basis with staff available 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday. We have a Drop In on two afternoons a week, for all current and former residents.

24 February 2014

Walk A Mile In Their Shoes: Days 4 and 5 – final blog

Today I was up, bathed and feeling positive. Last night was slow and lonely. I do not like and am not used to feeling lethargic or dare I say it; bored! I felt a million miles away from my life. I miss my family, being busy and miss my job. But today I am taking [...]

24 February 2014

Walk A Mile In Their Shoes: Day 2 and 3

It’s Day 2. I cannot help thinking how hard it is for those sleeping rough in this weather or those who have no money/shelter and the people in the South affected by the floods. I woke up at 3.30am because my nose was like ice. I am absolutely freezing despite layers of clothing, bed socks [...]

21 February 2014

Walk A Mile In Their Shoes : The First 24 Hours

Day 1 : Walk a mile in their shoes. I went through a mock sign up yesterday for my new tenancy on Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme. I was told that due to some miscommunication there is no gas at the address and won’t be until Friday which means no heating or hot water until [...]

24 January 2014

Walk a mile in their shoes

Bricks and Mortar is not enough, it’s nowhere near enough. Every day at Bolton Young Persons Homeless Scheme we provide housing and support to 96 young homeless people aged 16-25 and hope they make the best of the opportunity that we offer.

My Challenge

Our service users have set me a challenge and I could not refuse. The challenge although issued in anger was thought provoking …

21 March 2013

Housing charity for young homeless nets Lottery cash

A CHARITY for young homeless people — which had reached crisis point last month — has been handed a huge lottery grant to keep people off the streets. Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme (BYPHS) has received £277,288 from the Big Lottery for a new project The scheme, Project Front Door, involves supported tenancies for young [...]

25 January 2013

Homeless charity is struggling with rise in demand

BOLTON’S young homeless are being turned away from a charity —because it cannot cope with the rise in demand. Young people, aged between 16 and 24, have been turned away from the Bolton Young Persons’ Housing Scheme (BYPHS) five times since the start of December. And the charity has drafted in extra staff as the [...]

21 November 2012

Projects’ Westminister Date

20 November 2012

Key to the door

Key to the Door is a short film which reflects on Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme as we reach our 21st Birthday.

31 October 2012

Annual General Meeting

BYPHS Annual General Meeting was held on 10th October 2012 on World Homeless Day. It was packed in The Wanderers Suite at Reebok and sponsored by De Vere Whites Hotel. The event was full of people from services in Bolton that support homeless and other vulnerable people. We were supported by the Mayor and Mayoress [...]

16 August 2012

Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme 20th AGM

Wednesday 10th October 2012(World Homeless Day)5.30pm – 8pm Venue: De Vere Whites Hotel,De Havilland Way, Middlebrook,Bolton, BL6 6SF