Supporting Lives - Ridge House

Referral address

Ridge House
93-95 Beach Road
South Sheilds
NE33 2LZ

Referral phone


Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Any homeless, local connection preferred.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders, domestic violence perpetrators. No pets.

  • Minimum age accepted: 21
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

South Tyneside council, Northumberland council, Gateshead council.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Support workers - 6 across all units. 24 hour staff, 365 days per year. 20 minutes of light support per resident per day. Socialisation, cleanliness and hygiene, debt management, mental health, drug and alcohol addiction, resettlement, general support, life skills.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 28
  • Total spaces: 28


  • Furnishings: Single bed, mattress, bedding, wardrobe, bedside table, chest of drawers.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge with TV, activity room, garden with picnic benches, 24 hour kitchen.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Licence agreements.


Visitors allowed in lounge for 1 hour per day at management discretion. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

South Shields Metro station 10 minutes walk.


Volunteer support workers. Lived experience preferred. All interest to


All donations considered. Call office or email

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