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Orwell HA - Christchurch House

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people aged 16-24 with Med support needs around independent living. 10 hours support for high needs.

Who we cannot help

Needs too high.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals come via Suffolk Co-ordination Service.

Referral procedure

HRS portal, retrieve application. Interview. Require proof of ID and references. Will require background reports where necessary.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

14 staff full and part time, available daily 8.30 am-9pm, waking night cover (emergency on-call system if staff are off site). Keywork system (a number of residents per key worker) with monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff offer help with independent living skills, budgeting, emotional well being, safety and security, employment and training, and liaison with external agencies.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Ipswich Town Centre