How you can help and support us

Donate to SHYPP

Your contribution is important. You could be helping support a wide range of initiatives from an individual receiving a nourishing meal through to costs of delivering employability skills to young people. You can donate to us on our BT Charity profile page. £5 will fund a meal for a young person, £10 will help a volunteer to meet a young person and provide valuable support and £25 will provide a 1 hour training session to a group of young people.

By cheque 

If you would like to a donation by cheque, please make it payable to ‘West Mercia Homes’.

Become a Friend of SHYPP

  • Six monthly SHYPP Newsletters giving regular updates of where Friends of SHYPP money is being spent
  • Invitations to special events
  • Invitations to annual Friends of SHYPP meeting
  • Become a member of our SHYPP friends Facebook group

How to become a Friend of SHYPP

Friends of SHYPP donate small amounts of money each month. The majority of supporters donate by having a small deduction taken from their salary before tax which means that for every £1 you donate it will only cost you 80p.  Your employer’s payroll department will do the work, you choose the donation amount and it will automatically be deducted through your pay.f this option is not suitable and you want to become a Friend of SHYPP we can help you set up a direct debit.


Become a SHYPP volunteer!We provide volunteering opportunities and work based placements.Tasks are very varied but here’s a snapshot:

  • Become a fund raising volunteer
  • Help with the delivery of training sessions
  • Put together course materials or packs ready for the sessions
  • Design posters and flyers
  • Take young people to or support them at sessions
  • Support young people to become involved or volunteer

Nightstop& Supported Lodgings

Want to make a difference to a young person’s life? Become a host! Nightstop provides emergency accommodation through the use of volunteer host families, or we can help the young person to access a longer term placement with one of our Supported Lodgings host families.Our hosts provide an encouraging environment to help young people make the most of their skills and abilities.

Our Nightstop service is affiliated with DePaul UK Contact us if you’re interested in becoming a host.

Shopping online

If you shop online you can create free donations for SHYPP. are partnered with thousands of shops that will pay usa donation every time a purchase is made. It will not cost you a penny and it is free to sign up. In fact you could even save money as there are thousands of discount codes too!  Sign up at, then search for SHYPP and allocate your donations to us.

On average, 3% of whatever you spend is given to us as a donation!

To let us know you want to support SHYPPcall our local office on
01432 374320 or email

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