North Kenton Supported Housing

Referral address

101 Hillsview Avenue
Kenton
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 3LB

Referral phone

c/o 0191 277 1190 (HQ)

Referral email

Website

http://www.yhn.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-21 with support needs. Can take 1 couple. Applicants must have a local connection to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Who we cannot help

People unable to cope with the level of support offered. Depending on the offence of what we will not accept we will look into case by case

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals must be made via the Gateway system.

Referral procedure

Applicants need to go to the Housing Advice Gateway for initial interview. Applicant put on Gateway system to be interviewed. External agencies can also make referrals via the Gateway system.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 full time and 3 part time staff on-site Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Keywork system (6 residents per worker) to provide support to tenants, weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide support around independent living skills, maintaining tenancies, and access to education and training.

Rooms and charges

Residents pay own personal charge.

  • Flat: 16
  • Total spaces: 16

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: IT suite, independent living skills room.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Smoking in own flat only. 2 year fixed-term tenancy.

Visitors

2 per resident. Can stay overnight up to 2 nights per week. No under 16s.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Bus stop is outside of the building. The nearest train station is 5 miles away.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for North Kenton 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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