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Depaul UK - Nightstop North East - Tyne and Wear

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people aged 16 and over. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Those under influence of drugs/alcohol at time of referral or with unmanageable risks.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many come from Social Services, Probation, Youth Justice Team and a wide range of voluntary agencies.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Require background information, particularly around criminal record, substance use and medical history.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

1-3 Months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

During the week Nightstop Guests are expected to have follow-up appointments at the agency which referred them or with other agencies. Project staff offer advice on finding longer term accommodation.


Depends on numbers of hosts currently there are 62

Further information

Public transport

Transport provided to hosts' homes.