Home Group - St Bede's House
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless adults with complex support needs. Applicants must have a local connection to Gateshead.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many referrals come from Gateshead Homelessness, No Second Night Out, Young People's Service, Shelter, mental health service. All referrals have to go through the Gateshead Portal.
Interview, needs and risk assessments. Require proof of ID and background information from agencies involved with the applicant. Police vettings.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
7 staff, 24 hour cover. Keywork system . Action plans with agreed outcomes . Staff help with independent living skills, budgeting, mental health and substance misuse issues, liaison with specialist agencies and help with establishing social contacts and activities.
Plus 1 emergency bedspace
Gateshead Metro station - 10 minutes walk. Buses 56, 63.