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Peabody Trust - Digby's Court

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people and homeless families who are being assessed by Braintree District Council as to whether they have a duty to house them. All applicants must have a local connection. Can accept couples.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Braintree District Council.

Referral procedure

The Council's Housing Service is open Mon-Thurs 9am-5.30, Fri 9am-5pm. Application form, interview and risk assessment. Council will require proof of ID.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay


Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff available on site Monday - Friday between 8am and 7pm. Out of hours emergency on-call system. Key worker system with support meetings. Provide advice and support around move on accommodation, money management and signposting to specialist agencies.

Total spaces



Bedsits, 1 Bedroom Flats, 2 Bedroom Flat and 1 Wheelchair Accessible Flat.

Further information

Public transport

Train station - 15 mins walk.