Stockton Supported Housing Phone: 01642 804 500Email: [email protected] What we do: Stockton Supported Housing is a supported housing service based in Stockton on Tees. The service is located just off Yarm Lane and is ideally situated for access to local amenities. The service comprises of three terraced houses with 13 individual self-contained flats, and we offer support to people who are homeless or at risk or homelessness in the Stockton on Tees area. Our aims are: To provide information and support to access local amenities/communities To help people develop their social skills/domestic and life skills To offer emotional support/advice and sign post for counselling if needed Help people to establish personal safety and security Help people to manage their finances and benefit claims Help with every day needs such as shopping – errands, appointments Help people to move onto independent living The service offers people that are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless the opportunity of a 6 month license to occupy and once they have managed their tenancy the ultimate aim is to help people move on and live independently. Residents are allocated a key worker who will help individuals to identify their needs and aspirations; a support plan is developed with realistic timescales and achievable goals. Stockton Supported Housing provides a safe and secure environment in which everyone’s rights are respected, supporting people to move forward onto independent living. Who is this service for? We can offer support to people who aged over 18 years old who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, in the Stockton on Tees area. How do I access the service? All referrals for Stockton Supported Housing must be made via the Gateway system. The Single Gateway Co-ordinator liaises between support agencies to identify accommodation and a tailored suitable support package to people who would otherwise struggle to maintain their own tenancy. If you are a professional and want to make a referral, you can contact the Single Gateway Co-ordinator on 01642 528 389. Alternatively, please contact your social worker, YOT case manager, drug & alcohol worker, or support worker to discuss your options and make a referral on your behalf.