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Changing Lives - Great North Road

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men, including those with substance and mental health concerns.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency, including police, probation, prison and hospital discharge.

Referral procedure

Potential residents must be referred to this service by a professional agency. Alternatively ring Durham County Council’s Housing Solutions Team to refer people experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 Senior Support Worker 7 support workers 4 assistant support workers (nights) 24 hour waking cover Staff provide person centred support to help residents with money management, positive health, wellbeing and engagement. Working in partnership with local agencies and services, staff promote activities, engagement with substance misuse and mental health services and residents have access to an Asset Coach.

Total spaces



Three tiers, based on life skills, support needs and independency.

Further information

Public transport

We have good bus links outside the main entrance to Durham and Chester le Street