Bolton Young Persons have just moved offices and there is no landline until the middle of April 2013. If you need to contact the office please email Alison@byphs.org.uk or ring the office mobile 07808 769773 Apologies for any inconvenience.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Key to the Door is a short film which reflects on Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme as we reach our 21st Birthday.
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 [...]
Wednesday 10th October 2012(World Homeless Day)5.30pm – 8pm Venue: De Vere Whites Hotel,De Havilland Way, Middlebrook,Bolton, BL6 6SF
BOLTON’S homeless population could rocket tenfold next year, experts warn, as it was revealed the figure has risen higher than the North West average since 2009. Statistics compiled by data analysis firm SSentif showed there were 276 homeless households in the borough in 2012/12, compared to 266 the year before and 260 in 2009/10. The [...]
A MOTHER who named her first-born after her mentor’s daughter has found herself working alongside her heroine. Claire Brownrigg, aged 32, who now has three children, was made homeless after family breakdowns and conflicts when she was 17. She turned to Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme (BYPHS) where support worker Maura Jackson took the young [...]
Maura Jackson was a support worker when she first met a homeless teenager called Claire – now she works alongside her helping other young homeless people. Read more of the article via the Guardian Online