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Orwell HA - Hinde House

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless women aged 16 and over, including women with mental health or substance misuse problems, care leavers and ex-offenders. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Sex offenders. Recent history of arson.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Require background information from agencies eg CPN, mental health social workers, if contact has been significant.

Referral procedure

Referring agencies will complete a HAF and risk assessment. When a vacancy becomes available and criteria is met an interview will be arranged

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

13staff, 24 hour waking cover 5 key workers who generally hold 6-7 clients each. Keyworking is weekly/fortnightly or monthly dependent on needs of the client, the outcome star is used. Support plans cover living skills, advice on benefits, housing, employment and training, emotional support, we also refer to specialist services. Other agencies run courses around building self esteem/ emotional well being/cookery.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Norwich train station - 20 minutes walk.