Bury St Edmunds Homeless Supported Housing

Grove Park, Bury St Edmunds IP33 01284 760 945

Bury St Edmunds Homeless Supported Housing has multiple services in the town: Bracondale, Grove Park, Springfield Road and Northgate Street. We provide support for adults aged 18 to 64, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site various hours to suit residents’ needs
  • Short-term supported housing for up to 18 months
  • Communal lounge, kitchen, bathroom and garden at all services

Location

Location

Six properties spread across Bury St Edmunds, all within walking distance of shops, restaurants, parks, colleges, cinemas and public transport links.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

A total of 16 single-occupancy bedrooms, 11 en-suite bedrooms, five studio flats, nine one-bedroom flats and four short stay emergency accommodation (SSEA) rooms.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

All flats and bedrooms are let on a licence agreement.

Communal areas

Communal areas

There is a communal lounge, kitchen, bathroom and garden at all services.

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Communal Wi-Fi

Communal Wi-Fi is available to all residents in communal areas.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV and a secure door access system to ensure residents’ safety and security.

Support planning

Staff draw up a personalised support plan with residents using the Homelessness Outcomes Star model, to help them achieve their aims and goals.

Staff availability

Our highly trained staff are on-site various hours to suit residents’ needs. There is an overnight concierge service seven days a week at all services, as well as an out-of-hours telephone service, should residents require any further support.

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Maintaining a tenancy
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Accessing education, training and work
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Building confidence, resilience and self-esteem
  • Developing hobbies and interests
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Signposting and accessing other services
  • Planning a successful move-on

Additional support services

We also provide follow-on support when residents move on to live independently.

Care and Support

For more details, download the Bury St Edmunds Homeless Supported Housing information leaflet (PDF 1.7MB).

Alternatively, if you have any questions about the support services we provide, please contact us directly.

 

Eligibility

To be eligible for a place at Bury St Edmunds Homelessness Supported Housing, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 to 64
  • Be homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • Have identifiable support needs
  • Be committed to engaging with staff

How to apply

To apply, please complete the Housing Related Support application form on the Suffolk County Council website.

All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

Eligibility

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