Byker Bridge Housing

Referral address

c/o St Silas Church Building
Clifford Street
Byker
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 1PG

Referral phone

0191 265 8621

Referral email

info@tynegroup.org.uk

Website

http://www.tynehousing.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single people who are homeless, vulnerable or isolated with support needs, including ex-offenders, people with learning disabilities and those with drug, alcohol and mental health issues.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applicants with arrears from previous stay must clear at least half arrears before admission.

  • Minimum age accepted: 17
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Most referrals come from the Probation Service. Many other referrals come from hospitals, Social Services, drug and alcohol agencies and local housing authorities.

Referral procedure

Phone, call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or write for an application form, completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview. Require psychiatric reports and any other relevant information.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff available Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, flexible. Emergency on-call system. Keywork system (8-11 residents per keyworker), keywork meetings weekly, reviewed every 3 months or as needed. Staff visit daily to provide support with independent living skills, benefits, and access to education and employment.

Rooms and charges

£6-£34.50pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 277
  • Total spaces: 277

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
  • Disabled facilities: Some units have rooms accessible to wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Encouraged to attend residents' meetings. Rules for alcohol vary in different houses. Licence agreement or assured shorthold tenancy.

Visitors

Can stay overnight.


Further information


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