Many thanks to DASH volunteer Matt Richardson who organised a fund-raising event at St. Chad’s College, Durham University in February which raised over £60. Read more
New DASH residents are happy with the Welcome Packs they are receiving. Read more
DASH has been awarded the County Durham Volunteering Kite mark. Read more
On the night of 30 April 2018, the Chair of DASH, Madeleine Ashdown, will be sleeping rough for the night to raise funds to fight local homelessness and poverty. Read more
In the 2016-17 financial year we accepted 542 referrals. We accommodated 106 residents, with 63 of those residents moving 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.
New government rough sleeping initiative announced Read more
We have officially opened our new home, Hudson House. 30 invited guests helped us celebrate the opening including the right Worshipful the Mayor and the Mayoress of Durham. Read more
Volunteering in the homelessness sector Read more
Whether you are a keen, regular runner or you just fancy getting into running for the first time, we would love to hear from you. Read more
We would like to thank those organisations who continue to provide valuable support. Read more
Do you have skills and experience which will help DASH to prosper? Read more
Vulnerable Women’s Project in Gilesgate enjoyed a trip to the seaside courtesy of the Emmanuel Church, Durham. Read more
Durham University Students Union bake sale Read more
Many thanks to the Durham University Full Score a capella group who held a Christmas concert at St Oswald's Church and raised funds for DASH. Read more
Many thanks to Anne Windsor for organising a kind donation of food, clothes and toiletries. Read more
Food, clothing, footwear and lots of goodies for our residents were donated by Donna and friends at ZG Lighting, Spennymoor. Read more
Students of St John’s College, Durham University voted DASH as one of the charities they're supporting in 2018. Read more
Many thanks to Liz McHugh for her generous donation of clothes and footwear for our residents. Read more
We are most grateful to the Woodlands School in Ferry Hill for their kind Christmas donation to our residents. Read more
Our friends from Emmanuel Community Gilesgate kindly provided 10 Christmas hampers for our residents. Read more