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Dawn Centre - Temporary Accommodation Project

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people and childless couples. Local connection required. Can accept people with dogs. One complex needs flat.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals through York House at Leicester Council.

Referral procedure

All applicants must register as homeless with Leicester Council. Call in to York House at 91 Granby Street Mon & Weds-Fri 9am-4pm, Tues 1pm-4pm, or phone Mon, Weds, Thurs 9am-5pm, Tues 1pm-5pm, Fri 9am-4.30pm or Sat 10am-1pm.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

≤ 1 Month

Support and accommodation

Support offered

13 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Staff offer advice, help and support to all residents on an individual basis, as required. Can refer to specialist agencies. Training and recreational activities, including IT, cooking, personal health, anger management, arts and crafts, gym, swimming and football.

Total spaces



Inc. 2 rooms for couples & a complex needs/progress flat.

Further information

Public transport

Leicester train station - 1 minute walk.