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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

Referral agencies

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.

Referral procedure

Interview, needs and risk assessments. Require proof of ID and background information from agencies involved with the applicant. Police vettings.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

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.

Total spaces



Plus 1 emergency bedspace

Further information

Public transport

Gateshead Metro station - 10 minutes walk. Buses 56, 63.