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

Referral address

1 Wheatsheaf Close
Ely
CB6 3YJ

Referral phone

01353 663999

Referral email

onewheatsheafclose@chsgroup.org.uk

Website

http://www.chsgroup.org.uk


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

£10.41 pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 15
  • Total spaces: 15

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins, fridge/freezer.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Laundry, kitchens, lounge, pool table, TV and console games, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Residents required to engage with support service. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own room and garden only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

3 per resident up to 11.30pm. 1 overnight guest up to 3 nights per week.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Ely train and bus stations - 10 minutes walk.

Volunteering

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.

Donations

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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