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Eggs thrown at DASH volunteer

One of our student volunteers has described how she and her housemate had eggs thrown at them while they were handing out hot water bottles to rough sleepers on Silver Street in Durham

Once a month donations

Once a Month is a student-led volunteering project within the Durham University Student Volunteering and Outreach organisation. Their aim is to tackle period poverty by donating sanitary products to charities and homeless shelters

Harry and his guitar raise funds

Harry, a 7 year old from Framwellgate Moor, Durham, decided he wanted to raise some money to help us with our work in tackling homelessness

DASHstaff profile - Rachel

You have to be very patient at times as you can be pushed to your limits. If a service user wants help they usually want it now!

Covid 19 - Supported Housing Services

We want to inform you of the steps we are taking during the Covid 19 pandemic to ensure that the residents who use our service and our staff are as safe as possible

Hudson House extension

The new accommodation will be let in accordance with DASH’s allocation policy with a strong emphasis on local connection

Everyone, regardless of circumstances, should have a fundamental right to a place of shelter, and help to rebuild their life

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