Dawn Centre - Temporary Accommodation Project
c/o Housing Options Centre
1 King Street
0116 221 2770
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people and childless couples. Local connection required. Can accept people with dogs.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
All referrals through Phoenix House at Leicester Council.
All applicants must register as homeless with Leicester Council. Call in to Phoenix House (address above, nb public access via Welford Place) 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
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
£38.92pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 40
- 2 bed: 2
- Total spaces: 44
- Furnishings: Rooms have basic furniture, with ensuite facilities.
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- Disabled facilities: 6 rooms are wheelchair accessible.
- Other facilities: 2 lounges, activities & computer room.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol on the premises. No smoking allowed in communal areas. Licence agreement.
Leicester train station - 1 minute walk.
Volunteers for reception welcomed - phone for further information.
Dried food, clothes, footwear, towels, bedding, toiletries - email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
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.