Supporting people on their journey through homelessness since 1995

Jimmy’s is a dynamic community-based and people-focused organisation working alongside people experiencing homelessness in Cambridge.

Our story

Jimmy’s begun life in 1995 as the city’s first night shelter. We now provide much more, and are one of the most prominent organisations within the community supporting people on their journey through homelessness.

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Our services

We provide people with the most appropriate place to stay, from our 24/7 emergency accommodation and assessment centre, to houses across Cambridge providing independent “next step” accommodation, and groundbreaking modular homes. We also provide individualised support in an inclusive environment, working collaboratively with people with a range of complex needs.

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Our impact

Thanks to the vital support of our local community, we have worked alongside 6,000 people over the past 25 years as part of our goal to end homelessness in Cambridge.

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How we help

Jimmy’s is my leg up. Just the fact that I have a roof over my head and a meal a day, that helps your future.

31 March 2022

Case Study: Malcolm

Malcolm first came to Jimmy’s when he moved into the 451 controlled drinking project after being released from prison, having served time for being drunk and disorderly in...

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31 March 2022

Website Launch

Jimmy’s Cambridge is excited to announce the launch of our new website. This new site provides an easy to use portal showing all the services that Jimmy’s provides,...

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18 March 2022

Jimmy’s Impact Report 2021

We are delighted to release our Impact report for 2021. “Despite the global pandemic, and the effect of Covid-19 restrictions on the charity’s activities, Jimmy’s nevertheless succeeded in...

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