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DASH - Vulnerable Women's Project

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Vulnerable single homeless women with complex support needs. Priority given to people with a local connection to County Durham. Can accept people with dogs.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals, or referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

An online referral can be made at any time, alternatively phone Mon-Fri 9am-4pm or email for details.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff provide 24 hour waking cover. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed as required. Housing related support with signposting and support to other services.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Durham train and bus stations - 2 miles.