Depaul UK - Nightstop North East

Referral address

Tyne and Wear, Northumberland & Co. Durham office
Oxford Street
Whitley Bay
NE26 1AD

Referral phone

01642 249 782

Referral email

Website

https://www.homeless.org.uk/Tyne%20and%20Wear%2C%20Northumberland%20and%20Co.%20...


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people aged 16 and over. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Those under influence of drugs/alcohol at time of referral or with unmanageable risks.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 99

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many come from Social Services, Probation, Youth Justice Team and a wide range of voluntary agencies.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Require background information, particularly around criminal record, substance use and medical history.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 14 nights

Support and accommodation

Support offered

During the week Nightstop Guests are expected to have follow-up appointments at the agency which referred them or with other agencies. Project staff offer advice on finding longer term accommodation.

Rooms and charges

There is no charge for the accommodation.

Facilities

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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Written house rules and conditions of stay.

Visitors

Not allowed.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Transport provided to hosts' homes.

Volunteering

Looking for local volunteer hosts who can provide over night accommodation in their spare bedrooms. Also recruiting drivers who can transport Nightstop Guests to their placement for the night. More information about volunteering opportunities on website: https://www.nightstop.org.uk/NightstopNE

Donations

We rely on community fundraising to provide our Nightstop Service. Every penny we have raise, we can ensure that there is a Nightstop Host ready to take a homeless young person for the night and a support worker to walk alongside a young person till they can stand on their own two feet.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Depaul UK - Nightstop North East 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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