Gipsil - Our Way Leeds (OWL)

Referral address

West Yorkshire

Referral phone

0113 391 8000

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people and young parents in housing need. Priority given to young people with care experience and young offenders.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 24

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Basic details taken and triage arranged. Agencies can complete form electronically.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

OWL includes - prevention service (mediation and staying put solutions) - emergency & group living (24/7) - complex needs (being developed) - dispersed tenancies: Staff provide visiting support up to twice a week initially, then weekly. Support mainly around housing issues. Support provided till 10pm wee days and 10-6 weekends. Three locality hubs close to accommodation open Mon-Fri with internet access, use of phone, laundry facilities, various activities, projects to access employment, training and volunteering & Independent Living Skills.

Rooms and charges

  • One bed 215
  • Shared 26
  • Total spaces: 241


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  • Disabled facilities: Less than 5 flats accessible for young people with mobility issues.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bus 272 to Leeds - 5 mins walk.


Counselling Volunteers – contact Theresa Passey Counselling Coordinator (


Non-perishable food, monetary donations and services in-kind. 0113 391 8000 (First Contact team)

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Gipsil - Our Way Leeds (OWL) and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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