Dawn Centre - Temporary Accommodation Project

Referral address

c/o Housing Options Centre
Phoenix House
1 King Street
Leicester
LE1 6RN

Referral phone

0116 221 2770

Referral email

dawncentre1@leicester.gov.uk

Website

http://www.leicester.gov.uk


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

Referral agencies

All referrals through Phoenix House at Leicester Council.

Referral procedure

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

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

£38.92pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

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

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms have basic furniture, with ensuite facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: 6 rooms are wheelchair accessible.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol on the premises. No smoking allowed in communal areas. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Not allowed.

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Further information

Public transport

Leicester train station - 1 minute walk.

Volunteering

Volunteers for reception welcomed - phone for further information.

Donations

Dried food, clothes, footwear, towels, bedding, toiletries - email gary.freestone@leicester.gov.uk for details.


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