Jimmy's Cambridge - Controlled Drinkers' Service

Referral address

451 Newmarket Road

Referral phone

01223 365825

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single people with alcohol issues. Must have a local connection to the area. 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 via the InForm system or directly from Jane Welsh.

Referral procedure

Phone 9am-5pm. Interview and regular visits prior to uptake of accommodation. Need NI number for housing benefits claim.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time and 1 part time staff. Staff provide support to reduce both the amount and harm caused by excessive alcohol use. Residents should work towards an alcohol detox or drinking in a controlled way.

Rooms and charges

£35pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 6
  • Total spaces: 6


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 room accessible to wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Smoking only allowed in own rooms and garden. Licence agreement.


Between 9am-6pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Buses stop directly outside project.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Jimmy's Cambridge - Controlled Drinkers' Service 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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