Albert Kennedy Trust

Referral address

1 Osborne Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

Referral phone

0191 281 0099

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender with support needs. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm for application form. Interview.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 month
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 staff available Mon-Fri. one to one meetings held weekly. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 3 months. Staff provide support with living skills, education and employment, emotional issues. Referrals to specialist services. Mentoring service available. Fortnightly STAR group covering a range of issues and activities.

Rooms and charges

£7pw required from residents for water charge. Residents responsible for paying own utility bills.

  • Flat: 8
  • Total spaces: 8


  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must live in flat as sole place of residence. Must participate in programme of support. Smoking and alcohol allowed in own flats. Licence agreement.


Can stay overnight up to 2 nights a week. Residents responsible for guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Metro - Jesmond stop 2 minutes walk.


Currently have 35 volunteers, help with fundraising, marketing, mentoring, admin, events. Email for further information.


Food, furniture (with fire safety tags), money. Email for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Albert Kennedy Trust and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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