The Cambridge Housing Society - Corona House
1 Corona Road
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless women. Local connection required. Applications from women who would pose a serious risk to the safety and welfare of other tenants and staff will be refused. Women on release from a custodial environment, or subject to a Court Order, will be considered, subject to risk and needs assessment. Applicants who have a recent history of significant substance misuse (Class A drugs/alcoholism) must be participating in a programme of rehabilitation
Who we cannot help
The project is not intended for women with serious offending or criminal behaviour, or severe learning disability or mental health needs, unless our risk assessment deems them suitable.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Application form, visit to project, allocation panel.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 3-6 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
Available Mon-Fri: 9am - 5.00pm Corona Community: Regular drop in activities, trips and arts and crafts, open to female Cambridge residents: via referral
Rooms and charges
£8.85pw week service charge required form residents in receipt of Benefits.
- Flat: 6
- Total spaces: 6
- Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: Can accommodate one wheelchair user. Loop system in building.
- Other facilities: Kitchen-lounge, garden. Resources room – which is a flexible space – for art activities, meetings an extra lounge residents 1-1 room.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Required to engage with keywork scheme and attend house meetings. Assured shorthold tenancy agreement. Alcohol is permitted ONLY in flats and people should not be intoxicated.
In residents' rooms. Overnight guests 2 nights a week.
Cambridge bus station - 10 minutes walk.
We welcome volunteers, and are happy to hear from people about skill sharing and we are part of the Time Credits scheme.
We accept most donations with discussion – Storage of large items is not possible. Contact us on 01223 369 125 for further information.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for The Cambridge Housing Society - Corona House 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.