Derby Young Persons & Derby Projects


The team based at: Riverside, Suite 3, Alfreton Road, Derby, DE21 4AS 

These services offer dispersed, shared housing where under 18’s receive support and over 18’s receive low-level housing management support.

Each customer will live in licenced, shared accommodation in either a 2 bed or 3 bed property where they will have their own fully-furnished bedroom that includes carpets, single bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and desk. Properties will also include; communal areas consist with shared lounge and television a fully furnished kitchen is fully furnished and a bathroom with either shower or bath or both.

Support includes an allocated support worker for under 18’s or an allocated housing officer for over 18’s who visit properties on a daily basis.

The service supports customers with: 

  • Help engaging with health services 
  • Signposting to external agencies  
  • Engaging in education/training
  • Budgeting skills
  • Maintaining accommodation 
  • Gaining independent living skills 
  • Integrating back into communities. 

The Support Team work 8am-6pm while non-office hours are covered through an ‘out of hours’ emergency contact telephone number. 

Customers can access co-production through a number of different routes and outcomes for customers supported through the service include: 

  • Developing and completing individual needs-led support plans for under 18’s. 
  • Independent living skills achieved. 
  • Move on to own accommodation 
  • Enrolled in education/employment or training. 

Referrals to these services are made via Derby City Council.