Octavia Court

Referral address

Confidential address

Referral phone

0845 120 8167

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Homeless families. Can accept couples and single homeless people on a short term emergency basis. Must have a local connection to Bradford and be assessed as homeless and in priority need by Horton Housing (acting for Bradford MDC).

Who we cannot help

Violent/Schedule 1 offenders or arsonists. Drug users who are not on a recognised reduction programme. People who have previously physically assaulted members of staff or other residents. This will be decided at referral.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Anyone can make a referral. Only accept referrals from Housing Options Team in office hours. Accept self-referrals and referrals from any agency outside office hours. Most out of hours referrals are from the Police for people with domestic violence problems.

Referral procedure

Named agency referrals only Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, self or agency referrals at other times on 01274 435999. Complete referral form by phone. Interview at Housing Options Team during office hours. Require proof of ID and income for Housing Benefit.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

18 staff covering 24hr support. Key working system (9 residents per full time keyworker), minimum of weekly meetings. Staff offer support with housing-related issues.

Rooms and charges

£19 -£34 pw required from residents in receipt of benefits. Other clients who work may have a shortfall on the housing benefit so would be expected to pay more.

  • Single: 8
  • 2 bed: 2
  • 3-5 bed: 10
  • Total spaces: 37


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with bath/shower.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 unit adapted for wheelchair access.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol or drugs allowed on the premises. Licence agreement.


No visitors policy in place.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bradford Interchange and Shipley stations – every 30 mins. Buses 610, 611, 612, 641, 642, 670, 845, 846.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Octavia Court 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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