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Every Monday - 13:00 to 15:00
Housing Support Drop In

County Durham Homestay Service is a community-based service, providing individualised housing related support. They offer fast support at a time that suits you; long-term support lasting up to 6 months; and group sessions focused on housing, finance, physical health, Universal Credit, and PIP.

They can help with:

  • Finding, setting up, or maintaining a safe and secure home

  • Managing finances or benefit claims

  • Support to talk to your landlord or other agencies

  • Accessing services relating to your health

This drop-in takes place every Monday from 1pm - 3pm at the Angel Trust building: Belvedere House, Kingsway, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7JN.

If you would like to contact Homestay outside of their drop-in hours, you can call them on 01917311470 or email

Every Thursday - 11:00 to 12:00
Employability Durham Drop In

Looking for work can be difficult, especially if you have been out of work for a while. We provide information, advice, and support to help you at every stage of your journey.


If you're not yet ready to find a job, we can help you so that when the time comes, you're ready, prepared and confident. If you're newly unemployed and don't know where to start, would like a change of direction, or want to secure a new job as soon as possible, we can help.

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