As a part of our ‘Out and About’ programme, four of our residents from the Vulnerable Women’s Project in Gilesgate enjoyed a trip to the seaside courtesy of the Emmanuel Church, Durham. Read more
Sarah found herself in a position where she was in danger of being street homeless, and that is when she came to DASH for help. Read more
A group of keen volunteer fund raisers of varying degrees of fitness and cycling experience are preparing for the most popular British cycling challenge - the Sea 2 Sea, also known as the C2C. Read more
Builders have started work to convert an old pub into office accommodation for DASH staff with a flat above. 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.
With Brexit still dominating the political agenda, the current status of the proposed funding changes in supported housing is unclear. Read more
Growing numbers of women in England are experiencing 'hidden homelessness' – living in precarious arrangements without privacy or their own legal living space - according to new research. Read more
Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place from 1st-7th June every year. Read more