Durham Action on Single Housing

Referral address

Hudson House
Gort Place
Durham
County Durham
DH1 1EY

Referral phone

0191 384 5155

Referral email

hmhouse@dashorg.co.uk

Website

http://www.dashorg.co.uk/online-referral-form


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single men and women aged between 16 - 65 who are homeless or about to become homeless. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 64

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals or referrals from any agency. Will accept referrals direct from prison and can arrange telephone interviews (face to face interview may still be required).

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm for an application form, or download from website, which must be completed before interview. May require some background information eg probation or psychiatric reports. Assessment of priority need when vacancy arises.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1-3 Months
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Medium term houses can access support Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm. Keywork system, with weekly meetings. Staff provide support with housing applications, benefits, social skills and living skills, including cooking and budgeting. Staff work with specialist drug, alcohol and mental health workers where appropriate. 24 hour staff cover in Women's Complex Needs accommodation, specialist complex needs worker complements existing staff at the Vulnerable Women's Project.

Rooms and charges

  • 2 - 3 bed house 42
  • 1 bed flat 12
  • Total spaces: 54

Facilities

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  • Disabled facilities: 1 flat is accessible to wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Train station - 20 minutes walk, bus stop - regular buses 2 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Currently accept volunteers, and Corporate Groups. Visit our website at www.dashorg.co.uk for further information.

Donations

Non perishable foods, furniture, bedding, cutlery, crockery. Contact email@dashorg.co.uk for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Durham Action on Single Housing 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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