Salvation Army - Kings Ripton Court
c/o Huntingdon District Council
Housing Needs Dept
St Mary's Street
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people, aged 16-25, with support needs. Applicants must have a local connection to Huntingdonshire.
Who we cannot help
Arsonists, sex offenders and people unwilling to accept support.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 25
How to get a referral
Referrals are only accepted from Huntingdonshire District Council, Social Service and The 16 Plus Team.
Referrals via Huntingdonshire District Council only - the Council's Housing Needs office is open Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4.30pm. Application form. Require proof of income and background information. Interview and risk assessment.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 6 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
6 full time and 1 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (6-8 residents per key worker), fortnightly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 3 months. Staff provide advice and support around independent living skills, and help residents access training and employment opportunities.
Rooms and charges
Approx £12pw required from residents receiving benefits.
- Single: 20
- Flat: 16
- Total spaces: 36
- Furnishings: Flats and rooms fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: Can accommodate one wheelchair user.
- Other facilities: Lounge, quiet room, IT suite, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in garden only. Must attend fortnightly keywork meetings. Licence agreement.
Between 8am-12 midnight. Maximum of four guests per cluster. No overnight guests.
Huntingdon station - 2 miles.
Currently have 2 volunteers helping with IT and general support. Phone project on 01480 423800 for further information.
Food, money. Phone project on 01480 423800 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Salvation Army - Kings Ripton 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.