Cambridge Housing Society Group - Mill Road

Referral address

c/o Railway House
128 Mill Road
Cambridge
CB1 2BQ

Referral phone

01223 578603

Referral email

railwayhouse@chsgroup.org.uk

Website

http://www.chsgroup.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-24 with low to medium support needs. Prefer applicants with a local connection.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

The most common way to refer is via the Inform website (administered by the city council). If it is a self-referral, or the referring agency does not have access to Inform, they can contact Railway House for an application form. Suitable applicants will be invited for interview, and may bring the referrer/support worker or friend with them.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff based on-site provide advice and support with any barriers to making a successful transition to independent living and each resident has their own key worker. Staff are on duty between 7am and 10pm on weekdays, and between 6pm and 10pm on weekends and bank holidays. Staff do sleep-in shifts between 10pm and 7am and are available to support residents if needed. Our of hours advice and support is also available by telephone.

Rooms and charges

£10.52 pw required from residents in receipt of benefits

  • Single: 12
  • Total spaces: 12

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, laundry, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Residents must engage with supported offered. No alcohol or drugs allowed on the premises. Smoking only allowed outside. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Visitors allowed. Can have 1 overnight guest up to 3 nights per week.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Drummer Street bus station (15 minute walk) Cambridge train station (5 minute walk)

Donations

we have a just giving page (https://www.justgiving.com/chs-group). We accept kitchen goods (eg crockery, cutlery, pans etc). Conact 01223578603 for further information.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Cambridge Housing Society Group - Mill Road 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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