Women-only accommodation

Topic last updated June 2019

 

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Corona House

Location

Provision

Referrals

Whitworth House (young people)

Harvey Rd (Single Mothers)

Location

Provision

Referrals

Move on

Women's Aid Refuge

Over 60s

Corona House

Location

email: coronahouse@chsgroup.org.uk

01223 369125

 

 

Provision

6 beds in a shared house provides supported accommodation for women aged 18-60. The majority of service users are dealing with a mental health problem.

 

Referrals

Accepted from supporting agencies. Women complete an application form, are then interviewed. Final decision on waiting list acceptance is taken at the panel meeting every 3 months. In-Form referrals not accepted.

Whitworth House (young people)

Please see the information here.

 

Harvey Rd (Single Mothers)

Location

 9/10 Harvey Rd

Cambridge

CB1 2ET

Sarah Paxton CIHM, Housing Manager

Hundred Houses Society, 51 Scotland Road, Cambridge CB4 1QW

Direct Dial: 01223 376 989  

Email: spaxton@hhs.org.uk   

 

Provision

14 x 1 bedroomed flats for single mothers over 21 years and without a history of ASB. No children over 3 years old. Once housed, applicants should automatically given a Band B for lacking a bedroom, and for having a child at height.

Referrals

When you see a single parent who you consider suitable for Harvey Road referral fill out the attached form, add it to Info@Work record and  add your customer details to the following spreadsheet M:\HOUGENERAL\MASTERS\DATA 2\HAS - procedures, letters etc\Harvey Road Referrals\Harvey Road Referrals List.xlsx   

Joan Anami-Baker will keep this list up to date so please inform her if you are aware of a change in circumstance for anyone you have referred to the waiting list.

When Harvey Road have a vacancy coming up they will contact Joan directly to ask for a nomination.  Harvey Road have been very clear that they want Joan to act as a single point of contact.

There are unlikely to be any emergency situations that can’t wait until Joan is back in the office.  However, if there are, Harvey Road will contact the Senior Housing Advisors to discuss.  

Please see the full Harvey Rd nomination procedure

The nomination form is linked here.

Move on

After a year, assuming the applicant is ready to move on, Hundred Houses contact the Housing Advice Service and provide a tenancy reference. If the reference is acceptable, the applicant can be given a 'Band A'. There is no need for a SORP referral.  

Women's Aid Refuge

Please see the information here.

 

Over 60s

Please see Sheltered Almshouses