Solo Housing - Suffolk Visiting Support

Referral address

3 Tavern Street
IP14 1PJ

Referral phone


Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs e.g ex-offenders or people with alcohol, drug or mental health problems or other issues causing vulnerability. Local connection not required.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Single properties - Assured Shorthold tenancy. Shared properties - Licence Agreement.

Referral procedure

Phone call email or write. Satellite office so no reception. Application form to be completed by prospective resident prior to interview. Proof of ID required and background information from other agencies working with applicant. Also accept HRS applications.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time solo staff available that cover Stowmarket and Sudbury and shared partnership work with 2 Orwell Housing staff covering Sudbury. Available 9 – 5pm. Emergency on call system. key workers support approx. 12 residents with resident visits at least fortnightly. Support plans agreed and reviewed every 6 months. Provide support around independent living skills, training, employment, mental health , drug and alcohol misuse, confidence and engaging with the community.

Rooms and charges

£5.01- £13.41 per week from residents on benefits in shared accommodation. Residents in single self contained properties pay own bills.

  • Single 40
  • Total spaces: 40


  • Furnishings: Properties fully furnished
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  • Disabled facilities: Adaptions / aids can be put in place depending on disability needs
  • Other facilities: Lounge at most properties and some have a garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Residents must engage with support offered. Smoking and alcohol allowed in own room. Assured shorthold tenancy.


No under 18s permitted at properties visitors can stay overnight with staff agreement

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Stowmarket station within 15 minute walk from most of our Stowmarket properties. Good bus service Sudbury good bus links

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Solo Housing - Suffolk Visiting Support 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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