Orwell HA - Whitworth House

Referral address

109 Chesterton Road
Mandela House, Regent Street

Referral phone

01223 457918

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless women aged 16-24 with low to medium support needs around independent living. Local connection required, dependent on cirumstances Applicants must be willing to engage with the support on offer.

Who we cannot help

Women who pose a high risk to themselves and others.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 24

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Social Services, Cambridge City Council, Centre 33, Youth Support/Locality Teams, YOS and other supported housing providers.

Referral procedure

Referrals via Cambridge Inform, phone the project Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or email.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: ? 1 Month
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff provide support around independent living Skills, working closely with partnership agencies. Sign posting to specialist agencies to ensure clients receive the appropriate support dependent on their individual needs. Keywork system using Outcomes Star, offering regular Support meetings. Referrals to outside agencies.

Rooms and charges

  • Bedsit: 13
  • Total spaces: 13


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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Cambridge train station - 40 mins walk. Cambridge bus station - 10 mins walk.


We have a volunteering programme at Orwell, there are many opportunities such as support work, admin support, running art and craft sessions.-03456010030


Food, money. Email libby.ahluwalia@orwell-housing.co.uk for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Orwell HA - Whitworth 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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