EDCI - Homebase Supported Housing
19 Vane Terrace
0191 581 9499
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
Accept self referrals and referrals from Housing Solutions departments and relevant referral agencies.
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
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.
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.