On the night of 30 April 2019, the Chair of DASH, Madeleine Ashdown, will once again be sleeping rough for the night to raise funds to fight local homelessness and poverty. Read more
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DASH residents have been involved in a number of classes and activities aimed at improving their health and wellbeing. Read more
Our thanks go to Voicentric for their kind donation Read more
A significant change in recent years has been the level of complex needs of people coming into DASH services.
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.
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Homeless Link are excited to announce the launch of a new Youth Homelessness Project, which will build upon the work they have already completed in this area. Read more
Nine years of government cuts have left local services for single homeless people with a £1bn a year funding gap, according to major new research commissioned by St Mungo’s and Homeless Link. Read more
Two DASH residents recently completed training in formal debating through a Durham University project called Second Chance. Read more
On Monday 3rd December 2018 Homeless Link held the first national conference on women’s homelessness in England. Read more
Every year Local Authorities in England provide a figure for how many people they believe are sleeping rough on a typical night between 1 October and 30 November. Read more
Homelessness charity Shelter has found that more than half of homeless families are working – that’s 33000 families. Read more
A number of local organisations have taken advantage of our corporate volunteering opportunities recently including EE and npower Read more
I already had a passion for helping the Homeless, as my daughter and I make winter packs for the Homeless to give out independently at Christmas time. Read more
DASH residents have been learning new cookery skills under the excellent guidance of the Canny Kitchen aka Carolyn Hough. Read more
Nicky Robinson from Thornley has recorded a version of ‘Do they know it’s Christmas?’ The song is being used to raise money to help local homeless organisations including DASH. Read more
Aiden found out about DASH having done an internet search with his father. Read more
Thanks to Andy Millican for donating a day of his time to take photographs Read more
Students at St Chad’s College, Durham kindly make a donation of food Read more