Ipswich Housing Action Group - Accommodation Project
22-24 Carr Street
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people with low to medium support needs. No local connection required. Can accept couples with non-dependent children. Target 20% women and 12% people from black and minority ethnic groups.
Who we cannot help
People unable to cope with the level of support offered, and those with former landlord arrears (until arrangements to pay are in place and upheld).
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: 65
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from Suffolk Coordination Service (SCS).
Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or via SCS. Application form. Interview. Successful applicants must maintain monthly contact. Viewing arranged with IHAG worker when suitable vacancy occurs.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: -
- Maximum stay: -
Support and accommodation
7 full time and 2 part time staff offer general housing management and support across 14 houses. Usually visit each house 2-3 times per week. Support plans, reviewed regularly. Staff offer help with benefits, accessing specialised support and liaising with statutory and voluntary welfare agencies.
Rooms and charges
£17.25pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 55
- Total spaces: 55
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Most houses have lounges and gardens. Computers available at IHAG Headquarters for use.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Residents must engage with support. Smoking only allowed in own rooms and garden. Mostly assured shorthold tenancies.
Provided the resident they are visiting is present.
Ipswich train station - 15 minutes walk. Ipswich bus station - 5 minutes walk.
Looking for volunteer trustees. Train volunteers to be money advisers - must be able to work 2 days per week and commit to 1 year. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Clothes, household goods, food, money. Phone 01473 213102 or email email@example.com for details.
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If you work for Ipswich Housing Action Group - 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.