Gateshead Supported Housing

Supported Housing

105a Howard Street
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE30 1NA

Opening Hours

Mon: 9am - 5pm
Tues: 9am - 5pm
Wed: 9am - 5pm
Thurs: 9am - 5pm
Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Who we are

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.

Getting referred

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.

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