Dawn Centre - Temporary Accommodation Project

Referral address

c/o Housing Options Centre
York House, 91 Granby Street

Referral phone

0116 221 2770

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people and childless couples. Local connection required. Can accept people with dogs. One complex needs flat.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals through York House at Leicester Council.

Referral procedure

All applicants must register as homeless with Leicester Council. Call in to York House at 91 Granby Street Mon & Weds-Fri 9am-4pm, Tues 1pm-4pm, or phone Mon, Weds, Thurs 9am-5pm, Tues 1pm-5pm, Fri 9am-4.30pm or Sat 10am-1pm.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 Night
  • Maximum stay: ? 1 Month

Support and accommodation

Support offered

13 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Staff offer advice, help and support to all residents on an individual basis, as required. Can refer to specialist agencies. Training and recreational activities, including IT, cooking, personal health, anger management, arts and crafts, gym, swimming and football.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 40
  • 2 bed: 2
  • Total spaces: 44


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  • Disabled facilities: 6 rooms are wheelchair accessible.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Leicester train station - 1 minute walk.


Volunteers for reception welcomed - phone for further information.


Dried food, clothes, footwear, towels, bedding, toiletries.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Dawn Centre - Temporary Accommodation 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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