Home Group Derwentside Accommodation
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single people aged 16-25 with support needs who are homeless or inappropriately housed.
Who we cannot help
Schedule 1 offenders/ People posing a risk to children.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from Single Homeless Action Initiative in Derwentside.
All applications via Gateway - forms are emailed to relevant services. Interview. Require proof of identity, and relevant background information for risk and needs assessments.
Length of stay
≤ 1 Year
6 months - 1 Year
Support and accommodation
5 full time staff, available 7.30am-10pm. Concierge cover from 21.45pm-7.45am. Linkworker system (4 customers per linkworker) with meetings held every 1 week or as required. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff offer support around independent living skills including behaviour management, accessing education and training and liasing with specialist welfare agencies.
12 flats in Towers House,
Consett bus station - 10 mins walk.