Colchester Korban Project

Referral address

St Anne's Vicarage
Compton Road
Colchester
Essex
CO4 0BQ

Referral phone

01206869533

Referral email

mark@korban.org.uk

Website

http://www.korban.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

We provide supported housing to 16-25 year olds who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, who come from or have a local connection to the Colchester area. We often accommodate people who would be vulnerable at a larger scheme and sometimes have learning difficulties and occasionally learning disabilities.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

JRP and Youth Enquiry Service

Referral procedure

We are part of the Colchester Joint Referral Panel (JRP) for supported housing providers so referrals usually come through the JRP. However, we can take referrals direct on occasion and make the panel aware of this. For more info about the JRP please contact Gintare.petrauskaite@cbhomes.org.uk

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1-3 Months
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Each resident is assigned a key worker who meets with them weekly and ad hoc (eg. in emergencies), and gives support on issues such as finance & budgeting, employment, life skills, education, emotional and mental health, drugs & alcohol, wellbeing etc. The project is not staffed overnight or at weekends but one member of staff is always on call.

Rooms and charges

  • single room -shared house 8
  • Total spaces: 8

Facilities

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  • Disabled facilities: No access is available for wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Nearest train station - Colchester ( 1.5miles). Nearest bus stop - Orchard Gardens - 0.2miles (4 mins walk)

Volunteering

People can volunteer with Korban through specific skills they can offer e.g. gardening, DIY, art etc. They can also be involved in a weekly food collection scheme for the residents.

Donations

Yes, people can donate to Korban via our website - www.korban.org.uk/online-donations or by contacting the office.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Colchester Korban Project 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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