About This Scheme
In our Middlesbrough Scheme, we have 58 units spread across 6 buildings. 1 building is specifically designed for housing vulnerable women and has onsite support.
We have a contract with Middlesbrough Council to provide support to a number of clients to help them to move on into independent living.
In Middlesbrough, we offer a service called Needle Exchange Return Scheme, in which clients can exchange their used equipment for new, clean equipment.
We work alongside partner agencies such as drug and alcohol and harm reduction services, to provide support to clients.
About Letitia House
Letitia House is a stand-alone building with 18 units and 2 emergency crash pads.
Letitia House is contracted by Middlesbrough Council to provide the Out of Hour Emergency Accommodation Service for out of working hours, between the times of 5pm till 8am, plus bank holidays and weekends.
Letitia House accommodates verified rough sleepers for Middlesbrough Council and has 2 crash pads as emergency accommodation, referral only through Middlesbrough Council.
Letitia House has an onsite Rough Sleep Navigator that works in direct partnership with Middlesbrough Council Rough Sleeper team.
Our Middlesbrough and Letitia Schemes are open 365 days a year and staffed 24 hours a day. They are CCTV monitored 24/7 with a contracted security team who safeguard the buildings and residents after working hours.
We specialise in accommodation for homeless vulnerable adults some of which may be socially excluded members of the community which may suffer with substance misuse issues, alcohol dependency and have challenging behaviours and complex needs, or people who are homeless from no fault of their own.
We have a mix of male and female shared accommodation which include rooms and self contained flats which enable residents to prepare for independent living.
Support, Advice & Events in Middlesbrough
The Nightingales are a team of Nurses from James Cook Hospital who work in partnership with The Hep C trust they provide a monthly drop in clinic offering blood borne virus testing and a fast track route into treatment to reduce the spread of the disease.
Across all schemes, we host a variety of coffee mornings and activity days to engage with clients and help them access any support they may need.