Gateshead and Newcastle Homeless Service provides an assessment and treatment service for people who are homeless or who are living in insecure accommodation and who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health.
The service is for men and women over the age of 18 years who are homeless or living in insecure accommodation who require a period of assessment and treatment. In some circumstances someone aged 16-18 years old may be offered an assessment then referred to an appropriate service.
The service is provided by staff working out of Community Treatment Teams.
Gateshead and Newcastle Homeless Service is open between 8.30am and 4.30pm for telephone queries. Drop ins are 10am-12noon and 1pm-4pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 1pm-4pm on Wednesday.
How to get referred
GP, Primary Care Mental Health Team, Local Authority