Jimmy's Cambridge

Referral address

1 East Road
Cambridge
CB1 1BD

Referral phone

01223 576085

Referral email

info@jimmyscambridge.org.uk

Website

http://www.jimmyscambridge.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people. No 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: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals only.

Referral procedure

Contact in person at any time between 8.00am and 9.30pm. Pre-entry brief assessment. Require NI number for housing benefit claim.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 28 days

Support and accommodation

Support offered

26 staff, 150 volunteers. Weekly keywork sessions. Staff provide assistance with benefits claims, resettlement programme, support to access health care, support with drug and alcohol issues.

Rooms and charges

£10pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • single: 18
  • double: 2
  • Total spaces: 22

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Ensuite rooms have basic furniture, including lockers.
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  • Disabled facilities: One room is fully accessible.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No smoking allowed on premises. Must engage in at least 3 activities weekly. Licence agreement, renewable daily.

Visitors

Not allowed.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Cambridge train station - 10 minutes walk. Bus station - 5 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Currently 150 volunteers, help with meals, reception, admin, art classes, life skills groups, fundraising. Phone 0845 680 6085 or email vol@jimmyscambridge.org.uk for further information.

Donations

Food, toiletries, arts & crafts materials, money. Phone 01223 576085 or email info@jimmyscambridge.org.uk for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Jimmy's Cambridge 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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