Barnabas Safe and Sound

Referral address

Barnabas Stobhill Centre
Ninth Avenue
NE61 2HS

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: 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

£4.69-£8.97pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 6
  • Total spaces: 6


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

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend independent living skills programme, support planning and house meetings. Licence agreement.


Must leave by 10.30pm. 1 per resident (2 in bedsits). Overnight guests with staff permission.

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 us to amend any of this information please email us today.

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