Solo Housing - Suffolk Visiting Support
Suffolk Coordination Service
West Suffolk House
Bury St Edmunds
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: 18
- Maximum age accepted: 65
How to get a referral
All referrals via Suffolk Co-ordination Service, however, if information is required to access this service, please contact Solo Housing?s local office at the Christopher Centre in Sudbury Suffolk on 01787 880759.
Self-referral or via referring agencies. Contact can be made via Solo Housing?s website where links will enable applications to be down loaded or completed on line to access the Suffolk Coordination Service. Or contact the SCS help line 01284 757150 or by their e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 6 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
2 full time, 1 part time staff, available at Christopher Centre office 9am-5pm, 24 hr emergency on-call system. Keyworkers (approx 11 residents per keyworker) visit residents at least fortnightly. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 6 months. Provide support around independent living skills, training, employment, mental health, substance misuse, confidence and engaging with the community.
Rooms and charges
£5.15-£8.80 per week from residents on benefits in shared houses. Self-contained properties pay own utilities bills.
- Single 11
- Own Rooms 11
- Shared 11
- Total spaces: 33
- Furnishings: Flats and rooms fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: None. Some adaptations could be put in place depending on needs.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Residents must engage with support offered. Smoking and alcohol allowed in own room. Assured shorthold tenancy.
Can stay overnight by agreement with staff.
All properties within 10 mins walk of town centre. All within 5 mins of a bus stop.
Have 1 admin support volunteer. Phone project for further information.
Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone project for details.
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.