The new DASH website has been designed and built with grateful thanks to the Transform Foundation who have provided the funding. The new site was much needed as the old site had become dated and was not particularly user friendly. Read more
We were delighted to receive planning permission for conversion of an empty pub in Gilesgate to new offices for DASH. Read more
We want to provide residents with the opportunity to visit places in the region as a social, recreational and learning experience. This will include visits to museums, galleries, the theatre, country parks and local events and activities. Read more
This innovative project provides accommodation and a supportive environment to vulnerable women who have multiple and complex needs. Read more
In 2016 we accepted 470 referrals, 48 of which were rough sleepers. We accommodated 110 residents throughout the year, 52 of those residents moved on into properties belonging to local authorities, housing associations and private landlords.
Here at DASH we rely upon the support we get through fundraising to help deliver our services and achieve our goals. We need to identify alternative income sources and fundraising is key to maintaining service delivery and helping to sustain the charity.
To make a referral please complete the form with as much information as possible, not forgetting your contact details. We will endeavour to process your application as quickly as possible.
A group of residents and support staff attended Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime which was performed at the Gala Theatre in Durham as a pre-Christmas treat. Read more
County Durham has seen a 333% increase - with critics saying even that could be a significant underestimate of the real situation. Read more
George retired from DASH in March of this year, after giving 17 years’ dedicated service to our charity. Although George took his responsibilities as Health and Safety Manager seriously, he could often surprise colleagues with his wry sense of humour.. Read more