Durham Action on Single Housing
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single men and women aged between 16 - 65 who are homeless or about to become homeless. No local connection required.
Who we cannot help
No Automatic Exclusions.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals, or referrals from any agency.
An online referral can be made at any time, alternatively phone Mon-Fri 9am-4pm or email for details.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
Medium term houses can access support Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm. Keywork system, with weekly meetings. Staff provide support with housing applications, benefits, social skills and living skills, including cooking and budgeting. Staff work with specialist drug, alcohol and mental health workers where appropriate.
24 hour staff cover in Women's Complex Needs accommodation, specialist complex needs worker complements existing staff at the Vulnerable Women's Project.
29 short term supported, 6 longer term supported, 6 unsupported.
Train station - 20 minutes walk, bus stop - regular buses 2 minutes walk.