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Accommodation

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. Priority given to those with a local connection.

Gender

Men

Minimum age accepted

18

Maximum age accepted

99

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency. Accept referrals direct from prison.

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

44

Units

In three tiers plus a Recovery House for those abstinent from substances, preparing for long term recovery or rehab

Further information

Public transport

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