Orwell HA - Christchurch House

Referral address

43-45 Fonnereau Road
Adult and Community Services, Suffolk County Council, Endeavour House

Referral phone

01473 228 788

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people aged 16-21 with Med support needs around independent living. 10 hours support for high needs.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals come via Suffolk Co-ordination Service.

Referral procedure

HRS portal, retrieve application. Interview. Require proof of ID and references. Will require background reports where necessary.

Length of stay

  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

14 staff full and part time, available daily 8.30 am-9pm, waking night cover (emergency on-call system if staff are off site). Keywork system (a number of residents per key worker) with monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff offer help with independent living skills, budgeting, emotional well being, safety and security, employment and training, and liaison with external agencies.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 29
  • Ensuite 'move on' rooms 8
  • Total spaces: 37


  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Ipswich Town Centre


FIND food parcelsRopes Trust for grantsWe accept utensil items as donations, not clothes.Contact 01473 228788 for further information

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Orwell HA - Christchurch House 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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