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Depaul UK - Depaul House Whitley Bay

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-24 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and have low support needs. Priority given to those with a local connection to North Tyneside Council area. Target 50% women.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from a statutory authority to the Gateway only.

Referral procedure

Phone Gateway Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for an appointment. Application form.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time and 3 part time staff members. Support available Mon-Thurs and Sun 9am-midnight, Fri and Sat 9am-1am. Sleep-in staff. Compulsory keywork system (2 residents per worker), weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed at keywork sessions. Staff offer support around independent living skills, training and employment, and accessing specialist services.

Total spaces



Ensuite single rooms.

Further information

Public transport

Whitley Bay train station - 2 mins walk. Bus 370 - 2 mins walk.