The Cambridge Housing Society - Ely Young Peoples Service: Wheatsheaf Close

Referral address

1 Wheatsheaf Close

Referral phone

01353 663999

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs. Priority may be given to applicants with a local connection to East Cambridgeshire District.

Who we cannot help

People with high support needs which cannot be met by the project.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from East Cambridge District Council, Social Services Sixteen Plus Team and Youth Service.

Referral procedure

Write, phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-11.30pm, Sat & Sun 4.30pm-11.30pm. Application form. Interview. Allocation panel determine whether applicant accepted and their priority for moving in. May request additional background information.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 Staff sleep-in cover except Sat & Sun 8.45am-4.30pm when emergency on-call system in operation. Individual support plans and objectives, preparing for living independently. Staff offer support in relation to domestic tasks, budgeting, practical skills, relationships, substance misuse issues, healthy living and employment and education.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 15
  • Total spaces: 15


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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Ely train and bus stations - 10 minutes walk.


Would welcome volunteers who could offer leisure and life skills sessions eg in art, sports, gardening, bike maintenance, cooking, IT. Phone 01353 663999 for further information.


Food, toiletries, household goods. Phone 01353 663999 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for The Cambridge Housing Society - Ely Young Peoples Service: Wheatsheaf Close 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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