Depaul UK - Simonside House
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people under 25 and young people leaving care. Must have a local connection to Newcastle upon Tyne (6 months residency) unless escaping from domestic violence/harassment.
Who we cannot help
Schedule 1 offenders. People with high dependency drug issues.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
All referrals must come via the Gateway.
Complete referral on Gateway through Housing Advice Centre or other professionals eg social workers. Require background information (previous housing history, substance use, mental health and offending issues) and proof of ID.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
Staff available 24/7, waking night staff. key worker system (6 residents per key worker), with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Independent living skills programme. Support around education, training and employment, and other practical and emotional issues. Sports coaching and ICT suite.
In 2 buildings.
13 space + 5 transational transets
Chillingham Metro station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 1, 62, 63.