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Emmaus Cambridge

Referral address

Green End
Landbeach
Cambridge
CB25 9FD

Phone

01223 863657 ext 223

Email

support@emmauscambridge.org

 

Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Single homeless people with support needs. 6 spaces for people with high support needs such as drug or alcohol problems who are working with Addaction. Can accept up to 2 dogs (but must be kennelled during day).

Will not accept

No automatic exclusions.

Age
Minimum18
MaximumNone
Average35

How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals (not from prison) and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Call in or phone Mon-Sat 8am-9pm, write for an application form or download it from the website. Form completed by applicant or referral agency prior to interview. Require proof of ID and any relevant background information.

Waiting list

Operate waiting list of 1 week - few months.

Vacancies

Monthly.

Length of stay
MinimumNone
MaximumLong term
AverageVaries

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

5 full time staff on-site at all times. Support for residents with low support needs provided on day to day basis, as and when required. Residents in detox spaces have action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed as necessary.

Health services

External alcohol, drugs and mental health specialists, sessions held monthly.

Access to move-on

Staff provide move-on and follow-up support as required.

Accommodation ^ back to top

Total spaces

28

Rooms

Bedsit: 28
There is no charge to residents for the accommodation.

Facilities
FurnishingsBedsits fully furnished, with ensuite facilities (some baths/some showers).
Other facilitiesLounge, garden.
FoodFull board.
Disabled facilitiesNone.

Rules and policies ^ back to top

House rules and tenure

Residents must participate in programme of support. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.

Resident access

No access restrictions.

Visitors

Until 10pm. Overnight guests with staff permission.

User participation

Weekly residents' meetings.

Volunteering and donations ^ back to top

Volunteering

Currently have approx 6 volunteers. Phone 01223 863657 ext 223 for further information.

Donations

Second hand items for shop. Phone 01223 863657 ext 223 for details.

Further information ^ back to top

Residents must sign off benefits, though Emmaus claim housing benefit.

Group

Emmaus International.