Under the Bridge - Byker Bridge House
c/o St Silas Church Building
Newcastle upon Tyne
0191 265 8621
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Rough sleepers and single homeless people with support needs, including ex-offenders and people with mental health, drug or alcohol problems. Priority given to those with a local connection to Newcastle.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions.
- Minimum age accepted: 17
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Phone any time or call in at St Silas Church Building Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Beds allocated on first come, first served basis. Need proof of ID and age eg benefit book, previous rent book. Application form completed at interview.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: -
- Maximum stay: -
Support and accommodation
At least 2 full time staff on-site, 24 hour waking cover. Keyworker system with meetings as required. Staff provide help with benefit claims, advocacy, informal counselling and referrals to other services. Access to education and employment training day services provided by Under the Bridge.
Rooms and charges
Contact project for details of ineligible costs.
- Single: 31
- Total spaces: 31
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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- Disabled facilities: 5 bedspaces are accessible to wheelchair users. Adapted bathroom and toilet, accessible communal rooms.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own room only. Licence agreement.
Byker Metro station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 12, 21, 22, 39, 40, 62, 63, 302.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Under the Bridge - Byker Bridge House 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.