Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Homeless people. No local connection required. Must be able to claim housing benefit and be prepared to work 40 hours a week on a voluntary basis in return for personal allowance.
Who we cannot help
History of arson. History of violence. Chemically dependant individuals. Schedule 1 offenders.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or email firstname.lastname@example.org for application form. encourage informal discussions prior to interview. Probationary period of 4 weeks.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
Manager lives off-site. Staff available Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm. On-call system outside office hours, on-site support from 'responsible companions'. Use Outcomes Star system. Staff meet regularly with 'companions' to discuss individual support needs.
26, 4 of which are in a house share annex. Single rooms ensuite in main house, single rooms with shared bathroom in 4 bed house
Colchester Town train station - 5 mins walk Colchester Bus Station 7 mins walk.