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Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council - Housing Options


Contact details

Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council - Housing Options
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

Public phone: 
0800 923 9995
Admin phone: 
0191 433 3174
Fax: 
07825833596
General information
Service offered: 

Assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Housing provided for people considered in priority need of housing. Temporary accommodation may be available while enquiries are made about eligibility. General housing advice and information for private and council tenants and homeless people and to prevent homelessness, including debt advice.

Target group: 

General public, including people who are or may be priority homeless.

Area served: 

Gateshead Metropolitan Borough.

How to contact: 

Phone for drop in days for advice or attend Civic Centre reception if you have no fixed address.

Availability
Monday: 
8.45am - 5pm
Tuesday: 
8.45am - 5pm
Wednesday: 
8.45am - 5pm
Thursday: 
8.45am - 5pm
Friday: 
8.45am - 4.35pm
Office hours: 
Out of hours emergencies 0191 477 0844.
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: 
Yes - full
Accessible toilets: 
Yes
Access notes: 
Parking for disabled drivers. Lifts in building. BSL signers available by appointment. Access to loop system.
Other information
Languages other than English: 
Access to BSL signers and interpreters.
Public transport: 

Gateshead Metro and bus station - 1 minute walk.

Record last checked: 
9 July 2014