Depaul UK - Simonside House

Referral address

54 Simonside Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

Referral phone

0191 209 6705

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 and young people leaving care. Must have a local connection to Newcastle upon Tyne (6 months residency) unless escaping from domestic violence/harassment.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders. People with high dependency drug issues.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 24

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals must come via the Gateway.

Referral procedure

Complete referral on Gateway through Housing Advice Centre or other professionals eg social workers. Require background information (previous housing history, substance use, mental health and offending issues) and proof of ID.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3-6 Months
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff available 24/7, waking night staff. key worker system (6 residents per key worker), with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Independent living skills programme. Support around education, training and employment, and other practical and emotional issues. Sports coaching and ICT suite.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 13
  • Move On: 5
  • Total spaces: 18


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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Chillingham Metro station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 1, 62, 63.

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