NB - the address above and first telephone number are for North of the Tyne referrals. South of the Tyne referrals: St Mary's Centre, Whitehead Street, South Shields NL33 5LZ and second telephone number. Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Require background information, particularly around criminal record, substance use and medical history.
Phone Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm for an application form, or download from website, which must be completed before interview. May require some background information eg probation or psychiatric reports. Assessment of priority need when vacancy arises.
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.
Complete a Supporting People referral form. Staff will contact the referring agent to arrange an interview after which they carry out background checks to enable them to complete a full risk/support assessment. Applicant and referring agency will be informed of decision.