Solo Housing - The Old Post Office Maltings

Referral address

12a St Nicholas Street
IP22 4LB

Referral phone

01379 640 250

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs e.g. ex-offenders or people with mental health or substance misuse issues. No local connection required. No pets accepted.

Who we cannot help

All categories except History of Arson are accepted subject to results of a risk assessment. Only provide low to medium support needs.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies


Referral procedure

Currently referrals only through South Norfolk Council. Please contact SNC in first instance

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3-6 Months
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Three full time staff on-site at hostel 8am-5pm 5 days a week. 24 hour emergency on call system. Keywork (5-9 residents per key worker), meetings weekly-fortnightly. Action plans with outcomes reviewed every six months. Staff offer support around economic well-being, health, offending behaviour, substance misuse, leisure activities, accessing employment, education and training.

Rooms and charges

  • Total spaces: 23


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  • Disabled facilities: Adaptions/aids may be put in place depending on disability needs.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Diss train station within 10 minutes walk.Bus station 30 mins.


Not currently


Yes, see website

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Solo Housing - The Old Post Office Maltings 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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