Depaul UK - Nightstop North East
Tyne and Wear, Northumberland & Co. Durham office
01642 249 782
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
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Many come from Social Services, Probation, Youth Justice Team and a wide range of voluntary agencies.
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
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.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Written house rules and conditions of stay.
Transport provided to hosts' homes.
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
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.