The Fells

The Fells

Housing and Homelessness

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Introduction to Service

At The Fells we support men aged 18 and over who are experiencing homelessness. We offer a range of accommodation including crisis accommodation with one-to-one support, shared semi-independent accommodation and independent living.

We offer a range of activities on and off-site, as well as volunteering opportunities to all individuals. This includes gardening, painting and decorating and kitchen skills training.

Key Information

We offer:

  • En-suite accommodation
  • Amenities such as a gym, games area, wood workshop, conservation area and allotments
  • Person-centred support around substance misuse, offending, mental health, employment, training, move-on accommodation and debt
  • Coaching and mentoring

How to access

Referrals for The Fells are through Durham County Council’s Housing Solutions team and Children and Young People's Services.

To contact Housing Solutions, please call 03000 268 000 or email

Need help now?

If you are living in County Durham and in immediate need of help, please contact Housing Solutions at Durham County Council on 03000 268 000 or

How to contact

For general enquiries, you can contact us using the details below.

Please note that we are unable to accept direct referrals to The Fells. Please contact Housing Solutions for further information.

Call us

0191 371 0541

Email us

Are you eligible?

The Fells supports men aged 18 and over who are experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness and living in County Durham.

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