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Orwell HA - Whitworth House

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless women aged 16-24 who require housing related support to sustain and maintain accommodation. Local connection required. Applicants must be willing to engage with the support on offer.

Who we cannot help

Each referral is assessed to consider risk and needs.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Social Services, Cambridge City Council, Centre 33, Youth Support/Locality Teams, YOS and other supported housing providers.

Referral procedure

Referrals via Cambridge Inform, phone the project Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or email.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff provide support around independent living Skills, working closely with partnership agencies. Sign posting to specialist agencies to ensure clients receive the appropriate support dependent on their individual needs. Key-work system using Outcomes Star, offering regular Support meetings. Referrals to outside agencies.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Cambridge train station - 40 mins walk. Cambridge bus station - 10 mins walk.