Richmond Fellowship - Castle Service's

Referral address

Offices C, Dales Brewery
Gwydir Street
Cambridge
CB1 2LJ

Referral phone

01223 566 737

Referral email

felicity.gibson@richmondfellowship.org.uk

Website

http://www.richmondfellowship.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people with support needs aged 16-25. Priority to people with a local connection to Cambridgeshire. Target 50% women and 25% people from black and minority ethnic groups.

Who we cannot help

Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone 9am-5pm Mon-Fri. Application form completed by prospective resident/referral agency prior to the interview. Can also come through inform/salesforce. Require up to date information and risk assessments. Felicity Gibson is in charge of referrals

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time recovery workers at off-site office. Monday to Friday 8am-5pm, emergency on-call system managed by recovery workers. Compulsory keywork system (7 residents per key worker), meetings at least weekly. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Visiting support around housing, health, money, education, training, employment and spiritual issues

Rooms and charges

Approx. £11.58 a week for residents in receipt of benefits. Can be higher if in paid employment.

  • Single: 19
  • Total spaces: 19

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, some with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: None. May be able to install some adaptations.
  • Other facilities: Most have lounges, some have gardens.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend keywork and house meetings. Smoking only allowed in own rooms and garden. Licence agreement.

Visitors

No guests allowed

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Cambridge train station - 5 minutes walk.

Donations

Money Donations for tombola or carboot sale at upcoming events


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