Barnabas - Safe and Sound

Referral address

Wellwood House
Dark Lane
NE61 1SU

Referral phone

01670 517721

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people and vulnerable young people aged 16-25. Priority given to those with a local connection, care leavers and those in priority need. We are currently commissioned to provide housing via the Northumberland Care Leavers and Young Homelessness Framework and accept referrals this way. However, we can consider outside referrals for presentation to the new Framework panel, subject to criteria being met.

Who we cannot help

Sex offenders, people with a history of arson, harassment, intimidation or violence.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Northumberland County Council Homelessness & Housing Options team, 16+ Team or YOS. These agencies now form part of the new Framework Panel for Care Leavers and Young Homeless within Northumberland County Council.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm. Application form. Interview and risk assessment. Require proof of ID and reference.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1-3 Months
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Visiting support staff available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, emergency on-call system. Outcomes Star used for support planning and review. Service user participation, independent living skills activities.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 3
  • Total spaces: 3


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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Morpeth train and bus station - 5 minutes walk from office.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Barnabas - Safe and Sound 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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