Canaan Trust

Referral address

Jordan House
14 Main Street
Long Eaton
NG10 1GR

Referral phone

0115 946 4903

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men with support needs. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 60

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency, mainly from Barnados, Social Services, probation and prison services, Connexions, Erewash BC Housing Aid Teams, Broxtowe BC Homelessness Prevention and Amber Valley Council.

Referral procedure

Write or phone Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm. Application form. Interview. May request additional background information depending on the needs of the applicant.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

7 full time and 2 part time staff plus volunteers, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (6 residents per key worker) with meetings held weekly or as required. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff offer support around independent living skills, literacy and numeracy, accessing employment and training and liaison with statutory and voluntary agencies. Education facilities providing support in literacy, numeracy and I.T plus an extensive programme of 'Living Skills'.

Rooms and charges

£9.80pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 12
  • Total spaces: 12


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 ground floor bedroom and toilet are accessible to person with mobility problems.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, training suite, laundry, computer room with laptops and wifi, bikes, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.


Up to 11pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Long Eaton train station - 20 minutes walk. Bus R5.


Currently have 25 volunteers. Help with food bank, computer skills, befriending, skills sharing, admin, fundraising. Phone 0115 946 4903 or email for further information.


Food, furniture, money. Phone 0115 946 4903 or email for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Canaan Trust 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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