Changing Lives - Supported Accommodation for Young People

Services we offer:

  • Fully furnished flats located at Erimus house, with 2 crash pads
  • 27 dispersed, fully furnished properties located in various locations within Middlesbrough
  • Bed-spaces in total: 57
  • 1 x office accommodation
  • Gender: Mixed
  • Staff cover: 24-hour
  • 1 x Project lead, 2 x Senior Support workers, 5 x Housing management workers, 4 x Young people’s support workers and 2 x Health & Wellbeing workers.
  • On-going regular support for all those residing within the pathway
  • We will expect that all other agencies involved with support/care of the young person will sign up to and adhere to a multi-agency agreed care and support plan working together with the young person throughout their stay with us, towards a positive outcome.
  • Support Offer: Each young person will be allocated a support worker or HMW who will support the young person through his or her journey. Young people will also be offered the opportunity to work with a health & wellbeing worker, and an Asset worker to support with health, social and Educational needs.
  • Support workers and young people will have regular keywork sessions. Support staff offer a wide range of activities and support to improve all independent living skills in a range of areas such as managing debt, looking after the home or developing self-awareness.
  • Health services include; each young person will be supported to register with a GP and address all health needs and provide support with emotional and physical needs, as well as advice on sexual health, exercise, nutrition and general healthy living.
  • Asset services include; each young person will be supported to build positive social networks, and explore education, employment and training opportunities, as well as other meaningful activities.
  • Catering facilities: Self-catering


  • Will have a local connection to Middlesbrough and meet the age criteria dependent on service accessed
  • May be in need of emergency housing
  • May need assistance to secure supported accommodation or maintain their tenancy
  • May be a victim of domestic abuse and at a risk of harm, either from the abuser and/or due to current situation
  • May have a specific set of needs that can be clearly identified for which there is no current effective service response
  • May require a tailored package of support with a holistic, person centred, coordinated systems approach to service delivery
  • May require treatment, rehab or psychosocial interventions for substance misuse
  • May have support needs around mental health and offending
  • May be stepping down from care such as residential or foster care

Who to contact

Contact Name
Gena Hamilton
Contact Position
Project Lead

Where to go

Erimus House
Queen Square
View TS2 1AA on a map


Referral required
Referral Details

Referral forms can be requested via the service or the housing solutions team

Tel: 01642 726800 or Freephone 0800 130 3367


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Page last reviewed: 31/08/2022


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