Richmond Fellowship's Gateshead supported housing service is a designed specifically to meet the needs of women living with mental ill health.
The service is made up of six self contained flats in a purpose built block that is owned by Richmond Fellowship. We have an all female team of support workers who can offer individuals both the practical and emotional support they need to develop and maintain a positive, independent life.
What we do
The support we offer:
Individually tailored support to help people develop independent living skills and gain access to employment and education opportunities
On site support from our highly skilled team, all trained in recovery based interventions
Close liaison with acute and community mental health professionals to ensure individuals receive appropriate clinical support where needed and support to access health and wellbeing services
Clear recovery pathways to promote social inclusion and move-on to more independent living
Supported tenancies, either short term for up to two years or longer term for up to four years.
Who we help
Our service can be accessed via Gateshead Council’s supported housing portal. Referrals are usually made through an individual’s care co-ordinator or other agency involved in their support.
Referrals are via Gateshead Council Supported Housing Portal (professional agencies to complete referral to Portal).
All referrals need to have a local connection to Gateshead area.
Service Manager contact: Sue Ingram.
Richmond Fellowship is part of Recovery Focus, a group of charities with the shared aim to Inspire Recovery Together.