News & Vacancies

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Percent App Launch

"Exciting news! We’ve just gone live on the Percent app!

Percent allows you to donate to us FOR FREE when you spend at Deliveroo, Nando’s, Wasabi, Byron and other retailers around town. Just support us on the Percent app. The more supporters we have, the more we’ll raise, so we’d be really grateful if you could support us on Percent.

How to support us for free on Percent

  1. Download the Percent app
  2. Sign up with your email
  3. Choose to support us
  4. Link your card

Every time you spend with a retailer which is on Percent, the retailer will donate a percentage of the bill to us. It doesn’t cost you anything extra, and you don’t even have to open the app.

This is a super easy way for you to support us for free. You can use this link to get started:


SWEP 2019-2020

With the nights drawing in and the colder months approaching Jimmy's is proud to partner with the Salvation Army to provide the City Council's Severe Weather Provision for the coming winter. Starting in November, Jimmy's and the Salvation Army will once again be providing emergency shelter in times of severe weather. For more information please see the SWEP Frequently asked questions on our volunteer page along with a volunteer application form for SWEP if you want to join us this winter. We are also still looking for locum personnel to join us. So if you want to support us this year, please do get in touch.


After much thought and with the agreement of the trustees, our CEO Henry Brown will be stepping aside at the end of the year after nearly ten years in charge. Henry has been instrumental in the transformation of Jimmy's from Night Shelter to Assessment Centre and at the forefront of shaping homeless services in Cambridge. Henry leaves us confident to carry forward the great work of Jimmy’s and in good shape to deal with the challenges that lay ahead. We would like to thank Henry for his dedication over the last ten years and for all the work he has done to support those who we look after.

Harvest 2019

As I’m sure you are aware the harvest season is now upon us, so I am writing to ask if you would please have Jimmy’s in your thoughts this harvest-time.

If you are having a harvest festival, please do consider Jimmy’s as a beneficiary. We are reliant on donations to feed the hundreds of people that stay with us each year. Without this support we would be unable to offer breakfast and a well-balanced, nutritious evening. A healthy diet is vital to well-being, and by supporting our guests in this way we are providing them with a better chance of developing a healthier lifestyle and so cope with the many issues they are faced with.

Jimmy’s likes to support the community as much as it supports us. We are very willing to come and speak with your group – please let us know if you would like us to come along.

If you have a donation, please call to let us know when you can deliver. We’re able to take deliveries between 10am and 5pm everyday.

If you are unable to deliver, please call us. We are able to collect on Mondays and Fridays between 9am and 5pm.

Can view our Harvest Wish List here.


Jimmy's currently has Locum Support Worker positions here at our Assessment Centre, in the centre of Cambridge. Jimmy’s aim to provide a welcoming and safe environment for those who would otherwise be homeless The job of Locum Link Support worker entails working as part of a team that takes responsibility in supporting the guests journey from the street floor to a sustainable front door.

If you would like an informal discussion or further information please call Jimmy’s on 01223 576085 or email

The Job description can be found here. The application form can be found here.