During the winter when the shelter is open, anyone who wants to stay needs to make a Booking Request by visiting one of our Booking Partners. We review the request before making a decision about they can stay. During the winter of 16/17, we worked with the following Booking Partners:
The Chapman Centre at 1 Black Horse Lane, Ipswich. Open 10.00 to 14.00, Monday to Friday. They help with finding accommodation and/or understanding benefits. They have a computer, a phone and shower facilities. Lunch costing £1 is available most days. Tel. 01473 232426.
Housing Options Team at Ipswich Borough Council. They offer housing advice and assistance. Tel. 01473 433033. If someone has nowhere to sleep that night, Housing Options can be accessed in person via the Town Hall on Princes Street before 16.00.
Turning Point at 17-19 Museum Street, Ipswich. Open Monday to Friday (except Tuesday) 10.00 to 15.00, (Tuesday 13.00 to 15.00). They provide free drug/alcohol services for adults and young people. Tel. 0300 123 0872
Health Outreach Team (NHS) at 70 – 74 St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich. Open Monday to Friday 9.00 to 17.00. Providing marginalised and vulnerable adults with treatment, information and advice on health related issues plus supported access to GP’s. Tel. 01473 341763