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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

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


Support and accommodation

Support offered

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.

Total spaces



29 short term supported, 6 longer term supported, 6 unsupported.

Further information

Public transport

Train station - 20 minutes walk, bus stop - regular buses 2 minutes walk.