Frequently asked questions
If you contact us, we’ll send you some information. If you decide you're still interested, we will arrange a meeting and go from there.
Talk about your options with your social worker, personal advisor or support worker. Ask them for more information, and if you’re still interested ask them to fill out a referral.
All our volunteers undergo a detailed assessment process, which includes a criminal check (Disclosure and Barring Service) and taking up several references. As well as this, we meet with the volunteer several times to explore in depth why they want to volunteer and what they have to offer.
Finally, all this information is collected together and written up into a report, which is presented to an independent panel, who make the final decision.
If they are successful, they go through an extensive, on-going training program.
Any young person aged between 16 to 21 years old (sometimes up to 25 dependent on circumstances) who is considered vulnerable, homeless and care leavers.
Any homeless young person (including care-leavers) aged 16 - 21 years old can be referred to Nightstop. Service in Leeds only.