Cambridge Cyrenians - Long Stay Accommodation

Referral address

4 Short Street

Referral phone

01223 712502

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Older single homeless people in need of a long term support. Applicants must have a local connection. Average age of current residents is 60. This particular long stay house is geared for the older homeless population.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 50
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency, but referrals are made online via Inform on Salesforce so agencies will need to contact an agency with access to this, such as Cambridge City Council or the Street Outreach Team.

Referral procedure

Local connection policy is in operation within the City, as well as agreed pathways for housing routes, initial priority given to those clients housed within Jimmy's an exception request must be submitted to the City for applicants wishing to apply for.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 full time member of staff and 1 volunteer, available 9am-10.30am and 4pm-7pm daily, live-in volunteers, emergency on-call system. key worker system. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 6 months.

Rooms and charges

  • Single occupancy 7
  • Total spaces: 7


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  • Disabled facilities: 2 bedrooms on ground floor. Level access shower.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Property is in the heart of Cambridge City, less than a 2 minute walk to local shops and banks. 10 minute walk to the DWP offices. However, closest bus stop is within 100m.


Currently have 12 volunteers. Help with activity projects including allotment. Volunteer supporters can live in. Contact 01223 712504 or 01223 712501. For more information.


Money. Phone 01223 712502 or email for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Cambridge Cyrenians - Long Stay Accommodation 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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