The Ferry Project - Mill Close

Referral address

C/O Octavai View
10a-14 South Brink
PE13 1JQ

Referral phone


Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

We provide 3 types of accommodation. 14 Bed sits for people leaving hostel support but still needing floating support (single homeless 18 - 99); 4 x 2 bed flats for young single parents with children; 5 flats for homeless families.

Who we cannot help

Clients are treated as individuals however there are children on site so Schedule 1 offenders can not be housed. Otherwise the decision is finalised after interview. The ticked boxes indicate the issues where we might not take referrals.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 99

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Fenland District Council, Ferry Project, P3, Clarkson House

Referral procedure

referrals come via Fenland District Council, P3, Clarkson House Hostel and The Ferry Project. These agencies would need to be contacted and they will each carry out their own processes to decide if to refer the client on to the Mill Close service. The service will carry out an interview with a prospective client and create with the client a needs assessment and a risk assessment. These are used to decide if to offer a place.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: ? 1 Week
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Support is floating support (2 staff). The support can be accessed by phone. There is an all call system out of hours where you can talk with a general support worker. There is also a support worker for the young parents project. They provide, on average, 2 hours a week of support around parenting skills and child related issues. Employment services are also offered.

Rooms and charges

  • 14 bed sits 14
  • 2 bed flats 4
  • 2x1 bed 3x2 bed -families 8
  • Total spaces: 18


  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: Some (2) ground floor flats available that are wheel chair accessible.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bus station 5 minutes walk away. No railway station for 12 miles.


100 per year


Yes via Website

Is this page accurate?

If you work for The Ferry Project - Mill Close 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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