Support Services

Centrepoint Helpline

If you’re young and worried you might be homeless – the Centrepoint Helpline is here for you. The helpline offers advice to anyone in England aged 16-25. If you’re worried about a young person you know, the helpline can also help you. Everyone deserves a safe and stable place to live. It’s scary when you don’t know where to turn. The Centrepoint Helpline connects you to the

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Turn2us Benefits Calculator

Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. We do this online, by phone and face to face, through partner organisation and our volunteers. Turn2us free and easy-to-use Benefits Calculator and Grants Search tools can help you check what you might be able to claim or apply for. You can use the

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Greggs Foundation Hardship Fund

The Greggs Foundation Hardship Fund supports families in the North East of England who are in extreme financial hardship. The Hardship Fund was established in 1993 and since then it has given over £3 million to families in poverty in the North East of England. The Hardship Fund operates in the four counties of North-East England, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Durham and Teesside. Applications must

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Newcastle Integrated Domestic Abuse Service

Newcastle City Council has recently commissioned an integrated domestic violence and abuse accommodation and abuse service, which will commence on 14 November 2016 and will be delivered by Thirteen Care and Support and their partner Changing Lives.  Please see the newsletter below which gives you some further information about the service, what activity has been undertaken to date and what’s happening next.  

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Places for People: Young Parents Pathway

The Young Parents Pathway works with 16 – 25 year old young parents and offers supported accommodation in South Tyneside. The main aim of the scheme is to assist young parents in developing tenancy skills to allow them to confidently live independently, whilst maintaining a safe and secure environment for their family. All properties are two bedroomed fully furnished flats. There is also an on-site crèche and training

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The Hub Line Middlesbrough

The Hub Line is a new and free telephone service (launching late April) will allow Middlesbrough residents to take more control of their welfare, well-being and work affairs by providing a direct line to multiple government departments, agencies, providers and local support services.  The service is easy to use as all destination phone numbers have been pre-assigned to the telephone handsets and no appointments are needed to use

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Nacro Homes Agency Teesside

Nacro Homes Agency Teesside is delivering  a new Accommodation with support service in Middlesbrough/Redcar for vulnerable single women over the age of 18 with or without children-with a housing need/support needs.  We are currently working with landlords acquiring suitable properties in Middlesbrough and Redcar and are now taking referrals. Properties and Tenure:  Brand new project-The accommodation is provided as Stepping stone towards independent living. The Properties

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Oasis Aquila Bond Scheme

The Oasis Aquila Bond Scheme assist single people and couples without dependents seeking accommodation with references, property viewings, furniture grants and move-in as well as the advice and support necessary to find a home.  Oasis Aquila work across Tyneside and have established links with both local landlords and the local authority benefit department. As a recognised Help to Rent scheme, the Oasis Aquila Bond Scheme can provide people with

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Harbour: Escape the Trap

Harbour will be offering an Escape the Trap programme in Middlesbrough this Spring and is currently open to referrals for young people aged 14+. Escape the Trap, Teenage Abuse Relationship Programme (TRAP) has been developed in acknowledgment of the rising numbers of young people identified as being vulnerable to teenage abuse. It has been adapted in some part from the Freedom Programme, however it uses

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Middlesbrough Support for All

Middlesbrough Support for All can help people to live independently or settle into stable accommodation and avoid eviction and homelessness. The support they offer is tailored to individual needs and can be delivered in people’s own home or in other venues as one-to-one support or group work activities. To access the service you need to be aged 18 or over, have lived in Middlesbrough for at least 6

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