Stonham is a great charity organisation that works with anyone over the age of 16 that may be in need of assistance with regards to tenancy issues, including; homelessness, finding new accommodation, or maintaining current accommodation. The group can help with financial aspects of tenancy issues and provide personal advice to avoid eviction, access furniture, and other basic items needed for a home. In addition, Stonham supports individuals to access activities, training, and employment to help them wherever possible. The service is free and can last for up to 2 years depending on an individual’s needs; it covers the whole of County Durham and other Derwentside areas, including Consett.
For more information or to receive help and guidance you can contact Stonham by freephone at 08000731837 or visit one of the drop in centres:
Tesco Extra Community Rooms – Every Tuesday – 12:00-15:00
Citizens House – Station Road – Every Wednesday – 12:30-13:30
Salvation Army – Sherburn Terrace – Every other Thursday – 13:00-15:00
The Hut – Bridgehill – Every Wednesday – 09:30-10:30