YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough - Timestop

Referral address

101 Wellington Street

Referral phone

01733 891891

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25. Must have a local connection to Peterborough.

Who we cannot help

People with convictions for sexual abuse or arson.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Under 18s can only be referred by Peterborough City Council Housing Needs.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in 24 hours a day.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 2 weeks
  • Maximum stay: 3 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time and 9 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. key worker system (4-8 residents per key worker), weekly keywork meetings. Staff offer advice on welfare benefits, living skills, health, training, debt and alcohol and drug misuse.

Rooms and charges

£16.97pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 22
  • Total spaces: 22


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, including washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: One ensuite room is accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking only allowed in designated areas. Licence agreement.


Parents and professionals only. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Peterborough train and bus stations - 15 minutes walk.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough - Timestop 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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