Places for People - Dock Street

Referral address

114 Dock Street
South Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE33 5NQ

Referral phone

0191 4975957

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with medium-high support needs.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via local authority homeless team gateway.

Referral procedure

Phone local authority homeless team on 0191 424 6562 Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Referral comes to us via Homefinder.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3-6 Months
  • Maximum stay: 6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. key worker system (5 residents per key worker), with meetings at least weekly. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 12 weeks. Staff provide compulsory support around life skills, including budgeting and basic cooking, and help with accessing education, training and employment and accessing benefits.

Rooms and charges

  • Flat: 8
  • Shared bedsit 4
  • Total spaces: 12


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  • Disabled facilities: Can accommodate 2 wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Tyne Dock Metro - 2 mins walk.


Food Donations from food banks, supermarkets

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Places for People - Dock Street 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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