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Access Community Trust - Lowestoft, Avenue Mansions

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people and those threatened with homelessness. No local connection required. Priority to those who have already spent some time in supported housing.

Who we cannot help

Alcohol dependant individuals. Schedule 1 offenders/ People posing a risk to children. Sex offenders. Recent history of arson.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Suffolk County Council homeless link only

Referral procedure

Via Suffolk County Council - apply via the homeless link. An online application will need to be submitted, then if successful an interview will be offered, contact details are taken off form to arrange a time and date. Direct access no longer permitted.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff provides a key worker system, regular meetings. Advice and support around independent living skills, budgeting, cooking, accessing benefits, training Referral to specialist services if needed. Staff are available daily from 9 am -9 pm and on the phone 24/7.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

The nearest bus/train station is in the town centre a 30-minute walk. There are bus stops within a 5-minute walk from the project.