Ongoing Plans

  • We are starting negotiations with a local housing assn to buy and develop an ex-servicemen's house local to Cambridge.
  • (REVISED June 16 - we have to put on hold due to funding incompatibilities - however we are looking at going it alone in this object.)
  • One property in Ely :- for two young men requiring 121 support 24/7 who have personality disorders and complex learning disabilities
  • .(UPDATE - service opened in May 16 - going well)
  • Ely additional 3-5 bed unit in partnership with Edmund's Trust and Learning Disability Commissioners.
  • (UPDATE June 16 Two additional houses purchased work will be ending in April 2017)
  • (UPDATE OCT 17 All 3 properties open and have 24/7 teams in place)
  • Ely - Working with K9 and the Learning Disability Services to review ongoing funding and stability of the Community Cafe.
  • (UPDATE OCT 17 - No Action to report)
  • Haverhill purchase of large house to provide accommodation and a community facility. The aim is to use this to provide low cost hire for Mental Health peer support services.
  • (REVISED March 16 - property is no longer suitable and we will now convert into a 6 bed HMO for "ready for work" residents)
  • REVISED April 2017 - 107 is now a fully occupied 6 Bed HMO, It is staffed 5 days a week from a satellite Office.
  • (UPDATE OCT 17 - Purchasing of additional 6 bed property to become Intake house)
  • Haverhill Purchase a 3 bed house and use this for move on for residents who have gained employment.
  • (UPDATE - property purchased and currently has a family in need living there on a temporary basis.)
  • (UPDATE OCT 17 Property refurbished but now housing 3 young males with support needs)
  • Haverhill - Possible 5th property for learning disability clients.
  • (REVISED June 16 - we have to put on hold due to tenure incompatibilities)
  • We anticipate the recruitment of 3 full / part time staff over the year.
    • Full time handy-person with vehicle
    • (UPDATE - March 16 - Simon has been recruited and vehicle purchased.)
    • Additional Housing officer for Cambridge - Ely area.
    • Support worker - funded from commercial revenue.
    • REVISED June 16 - Volunteers to be actively recruited in various roles.
    • UPDATE 1 Full time employee recruited and funded by CPG commercial activity
    • (UPDATE OCT 17 Haverhill now has two full time staff delivering housing and support))
  • CPG is still keen to develop a shared ownership scheme and we are in discussion with one family and ex resident who wish to consider this with us.
  • (UPDATE -Unable to proceed due to funds and time restrictions)
  • We have three large garages which we have / are looking at converting to specialist self contained accommodation.
  • (UPDATE - Planning application has been submitted for one of the garages in Milton, Cambridge, April 2017 - we have secured planning and are nnow at tender stage.)
  • (UPDATE OCT 17 Build going well estimated completion Jan 18)
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