Ferry Project

Referral address

Octavia View
10a-14 South Brink
PE13 1JQ

Referral phone

01945 429300

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions each referral is assessed on needs and risk management.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 60

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone daily. Interview. Require proof of ID. Applicant may be offered an emergency bed for up to 2 weeks, during which time a more detailed needs assessment is made to determine the level of support required.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 6 months/18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

30 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (7 residents per key worker), weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed frequently. Staff provide advice and support with living skills, employment, training, benefits and resettlement. On-site education courses including basic literacy and numeracy.

Rooms and charges

Contact project for details of ineligible costs.

  • Single: 24
  • Total spaces: 24


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished. No additional furniture permitted without authorisation.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, training facilities including computer suite, kitchen, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend weekly keywork meetings. Smoking only allowed in external shelter. Licence agreement.


No visitors.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bus station - short walking distance


Admin, Kitchen, Café, Caretaking/Maintenance, Community centre Phone 01945 429300 for further information.


Clothes, bedding, sleeping bags. Phone 01945 429300 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Ferry 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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