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Supported Housing and Direct Access Hostels

There are a number of supported housing schemes throughout Suffolk.

Supported housing or hostel type housing is short term accommodation for up to two years. In non-emergency supported housing you will have your own room. For the majority of supported housing you will be sharing the kitchen and bathroom. The number of people sharing within the supported housing accommodation ranges from 3 to 40. There is a limited supply of self-contained flats.

For more information and how to apply:  Suffolk Coordination service or telephone: 01284 757150

Do you need accommodation tonight?

Contact these Emergency Accommodation providers directly if you are in need of accommodation tonight.

Access Community Trust YPS Felixstowe Crash Pads (16-24yrs old only): A single room for up to 10 days stay or 2 beds available in one room for family members. Own washroom/toilet, use of communal kitchen. Contact: 01394 285243

Access Community Trust YPS Stowmarket Crash Pads (16-24yrs old only): A single room for up to 10 days stay or 2 beds available in one room for family members. Own kitchen and bathroom. Contact: 01449 771484

YMCA Crash Pads (16-24yrs old only) Bury St Edmunds: A single room with your own kitchen and sharing a bathroom for up to 10 days stay Contact: 01284 701697

YMCA Crash Pads (16-24yrs old only) Ipswich: 2 single rooms for up to 10 days stay. Catering available and use of shared kitchen and bathrooms Contact: 01473 252456

Access Community Trust Phoenix House Crash Pad (16 up to 18yrs old only, once you have reached your 18th birthday you cannot apply) Lowestoft: A single room offering up to 10 nights' accommodation share kitchen and bathroom Contact: 01502 587061

Access Community Trust The Fyffe Centre Short Stay Emergency Accommodation (SSEA) (18yrs+) Lowestoft: A single room offering 1 nights' accommodation. 3 nights can be offered at weekends only until service re-open Monday morning. Share kitchen and bathroom Contact: 01502 569033

Genesis Housing Cavendish Lodge Short Stay Emergency Accommodation (SSEA) (18yrs+) Ipswich: You will share a dormitory style room with 8 other people with access to kitchens and bathrooms for up to 28 days. Contact: 01473 219155

Havebury Housing Tayfen House Short Stay Emergency Accommodation (SSEA) (18yrs+) Bury St Edmunds: 4 bed shared mixed dormitory or a 2 bed with shared mixed dormitory fridge/freezer, microwave, shower and laundry facilities. Own lockable storage for up to 21 days. Severe Weather Emergency Provision (SWEP) available in Oct –March. Contact: 01284 725487

Direct Access accommodation outside Suffolk

Jimmy's Cambridge (18yrs+), East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1BD Contact: 01223 576085 

Corona House (Female only 18yrs to 60yrs), 1 Corona Road, Cambridge, CB4 3EE Contact: 01223 369125  

Norwich Night Shelter (18yrs+), Bishopbridge House, 45 William Kett Close, Gas Hill, Norwich, NR1 4SD Contact: CAPS Team 01603 613453

Colchester Emergency Night Shelter (18yrs + and couples), 39-41 Alexandra Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3DF Contact: 01206 549885 

 

The Homeless Link also publishes a directory of hostels and accommodation projects.