EDCI - Homebase Supported Housing

Referral address

Jobling House
19 Vane Terrace

Referral phone

0191 581 9499

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless women aged 16-25, including those who are pregnant. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to Durham.

Who we cannot help

Women with a history of violence or anti-social behaviour. Arsonists. Women with drug problems. Carry out individual risk assessments.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from Housing Solutions departments and relevant referral agencies.

Referral procedure

Write or phone Mon-Fri 9am-3.30pm. Application form completed by prospective resident and agency prior to interview. Require proof of ID and references/reports from landlords or any agencies that have provided support.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 1 year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keyworker system with meetings at least weekly. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide emotional support and help with confidence building, living skills, cooking, budgeting, benefits, training and employment, and mediation.

Rooms and charges

£8pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 5
  • Total spaces: 5


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and TVs.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Assured shorthold tenancy.


No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bus 60. Seaham train station - 5 minutes walk.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for EDCI - Homebase Supported 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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