All referrals are made by completing a SCS referral form which can be found on the access community trust website under Housing/Fife centre tab for agencies and people wishing to refer out of area. Local referrals can be made at the Marina Centre in Lowestoft, (council office) or Bridgeview. Referrals can be made at the Fife Centre prior to booking an appointment. Initial assessments and risk assessments will then be carried out to assess need and suitability.
Local connection policy is in operation within the City, as well as an agreed pathways for housing routes, initial priority given to those clients housed within Jimmy?s an exception request must be submitted to the City for applicants wishing to apply for housing outside of the agreed pathway. Referrals only accepted via Inform.
Phone daily. Interview. Require proof of ID. Applicant may be offered an emergency bed for up to 2 weeks, during which time a more detailed needs assessment is made to determine the level of support required.
Applicants must call in at 7.15pm to book in. Spaces are available on a first come first served basis, with the exception of someone who has tried for a bed the night before who would get priority above anyone new. Last admission 4am.