Newcastle Rough Sleeper...

Newcastle Rough Sleeper Outreach

Housing and Homelessness

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Introduction to Service

The Newcastle Rough Sleeper/ Multiple Exclusion Team (MET) supports people who are sleeping rough, sofa surfing or have nowhere to stay. We carry out early morning outreach to identify those rough sleeping and offer support.

We also respond to all citywide alerts of people suspected to be rough sleeping or homeless.

Key Information

We offer:

  • Support with benefits (making new claims and queries around existing claims)
  • Registering and making appointments at the doctors and dental surgeries
  • Support obtaining accommodation via gateway referrals
  • Support accessing treatment

How to access

We provide an assertive outreach service to engage with the street community.


0191 232 5699

Are you eligible?

Men and women over the age of 18 who are experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.

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