Action for Children - Amaryllis Shared Housing Service

Referral address

7 Cobblers Court
Mildenhall
Suffolk
IP28 7QG

Referral phone

01638 718 322

Referral email

kathryn.stittle@actionforchildren.org.uk

Website

http://www.actionforchildren.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-24 with support needs. Priority given to people with a local connection. Must be willing to engage with the support on offer.

Who we cannot help

May not accept arsonists. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 24

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Self Referral Suffolk Children’s Services West Suffolk District Councils Other agencies

Referral procedure

Aim to issue an outcome to each referral within 3 days. Once a vacancy is imminent, interview arranged, aim to have a new client housed within a two week period.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 part time staff per project on-site 21 hours per week, emergency on-call system at other times. Staff help with independent living skills including independent living skills, cleaning, cooking, accessing employment, education or training.

Rooms and charges

£16pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Total spaces: 9

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 rooms accessible for wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Compulsory support programme. No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Maximum 2 at a time per resident, up to 11pm. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Bury St Edmunds train station - 10 minutes walk. Bus station - 20 minutes walk.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 01284 755953 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Action for Children - Amaryllis Shared Housing Service and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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