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Richmond Fellowship - Castle Service

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

The Castle Service provides accommodation and support for young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Who we cannot help

Applications considered on a case by case basis.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone 9am-5pm Mon-Fri. Application form completed by prospective resident/referral agency prior to the interview. Can also come through inform/salesforce. Require up to date information and risk assessments. Felicity Gibson is in charge of referrals

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time recovery workers at off-site office. Monday to Friday 8am-5pm, emergency on-call system managed by recovery workers. Compulsory keywork system (7 residents per key worker), meetings at least weekly. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Visiting support around housing, health, money, education, training, employment and spiritual issues

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Cambridge train station - 5 minutes walk.