Do you have skills and experience which will help DASH to prosper? Read more
We are extremely grateful to the volunteers who have continued volunteering for us through lock down – remotely. Read more
In 2003 I volunteered for DASH and Waddington Street Centre whilst being employed by Allied Healthcare as a support worker Read more
Food donations have been gratefully received at DASH from Sainsbury’s in Cheveley Park and Iceland in Gilesgate. 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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This event has been organised by Community Homes on the Map, the South of Tyne Enabling Hub which aims to support individuals and groups to explore the concept of community led housing. Read more
The current pandemic has put everyone in danger, but one of the most vulnerable groups of people are those unfortunate enough to have no choice but to sleep on our streets. Read more
DASH intends to develop a vacant site at Gort Place in Gilesgate to provide Four 2 bedroom houses. Read more
DASH have developed plans and submitted a Planning Application to Durham County Council to provide mainstream affordable accommodation. Read more
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. Read more
All rough sleepers in England should be found a roof over their head, ministers have said. Read more
On Monday 1st June, I took part in the CEO Stay at Home Sleepout 2020, along with fellow DASH trustees, Les Punton, Patrick Conway (pictured) and Helen Burton, and volunteer Osla Henniker-Major. Read more
As a newly appointed Registered Provider, there are exciting opportunities ahead for future development of DASH Read more
When I learned more about the practical work that DASH does to directly improve the lives of the disadvantaged in Durham, I knew immediately that I wanted to get involved. Read more
I started volunteering for DASH through Durham University Student Volunteering (DUSVO), which has links with community outreach partners, such as DASH. Read more
Volunteering with DASH proved absolutely perfect for me. It enabled me to utilise skills developed in my professional life in the cultural industry. Read more
The team organised a bake sale on Valentine’s Day and sold cakes outside the Students Union in support of DASH. Read more