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South Tyneside Council - Homefinder Service

0191 424 6567 / 6568 / 0300 123 6633
How to contact
Drop-in, phone, write or make an appointment.

Service offered

Housing options advice. Assessment of entitlement to housing assistance for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Temporary accommodation sought for applicants who are eligible and in priority need. Out of hours emergencies phone 0191 4562093.

Areas of law

Opening times

Mon 8.30am - 5pm
Tue 8.30am - 5pm
Wed 8.30am - 5pm
Thu 8.30am - 5pm
Fri 8.30am - 4.30pm

Target group

People who are or may be priority homeless, and the general public.

Area served

South Tyneside


Access to Language Line and BSL signers.

Disabled access

  • Limited wheelchair access
  • Adapted toilets: Yes
  • Parking available. Access to BSL signers. Home visits for people unable to attend the office.