Haven Tyneside Ltd
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless people with support needs. The project can accept people with learning difficulties, mental health problems, drug/alcohol dependency and a history of offending. Priority given to those with a local connection to Newcastle or Gateshead.
Who we cannot help
History of arson.
Men only and women only
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept referrals from Gateway in Newcastle and Portal in Gateshead only. No self referrals.
Agencies should phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write. Application form. Interview. Require proof of ID. Prefer additional information and input from referral agency.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
11 full time and 1 part time staff available at off-site office Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, with daily visits to residents. Emergency on-call system. Keywork system (11 residents per worker), meetings for at least 1 hour each week, plus group work. Action plans with agreed outcomes and input from specialist agencies as appropriate, reviewed quarterly. Support around independent living skills and training.
In single sex shared houses and self-contained flats dispersed across Newcastle and Gateshead.
Gateshead Bus station and Gateshead Metro nearest to office