Salvation Army - Kings Ripton Court

Referral address

c/o Huntingdon District Council
Housing Needs Dept
St Mary's Street
Huntingdon
PE29 3TN

Referral phone

01480 388218

Referral email

kings.ripton.court@salvationarmy.org.uk

Website

http://www.salvationarmy.org.uk


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

Referral agencies

Referrals are only accepted from Huntingdonshire District Council, Social Service and The 16 Plus Team.

Referral procedure

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

Support offered

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

Facilities

  • 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.

Visitors

Between 8am-12 midnight. Maximum of four guests per cluster. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Huntingdon station - 2 miles.

Volunteering

Currently have 2 volunteers helping with IT and general support. Phone project on 01480 423800 for further information.

Donations

Food, money. Phone project on 01480 423800 for details.


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