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Places for People - Dock Street

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with medium-high support needs.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via local authority homeless team gateway.

Referral procedure

Phone local authority homeless team on 0191 424 6562 Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Referral comes to us via Homefinder.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. key worker system (5 residents per key worker), with meetings at least weekly. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 12 weeks. Staff provide compulsory support around life skills, including budgeting and basic cooking, and help with accessing education, training and employment and accessing benefits.

Total spaces



8 single, 2 shared

Further information

Public transport

Tyne Dock Metro - 2 mins walk.