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News & Events

Interested in Warehousing or Manufacturing jobs?

October 20th, 2020

Why not enrol onto our Employment training programme that is being jointly run by FareShare North East and Gateshead College? The programme is approximately 6 weeks long with an induction session before the programme starts and a job search day/week at the end of the course. All training will be held at FareShare North East, […]

Launching our Think Big customer consultation

October 7th, 2020

We know that understanding our customers is important in helping us deliver high quality customer services. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of our new Think Big consultation! What is Think Big? Think Big is all about you – we want your experiences and your views as a Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) customer […]

NHS job vacancies and support to apply

October 7th, 2020

The NHS has created 600 new jobs to support the new testing centre that will be opening near Gateshead Stadium. The job involves labelling, registrations and sample preparations, posts will be fixed term for 12 months. The full-time salary is £18,500 but there will also be part time positions and different shift patterns available. The […]

Services update following new Covid-19 restrictions

September 23rd, 2020

Following the announcement of new national and local Covid-19 restrictions, we wanted to provide you with an update on our services here at YHN. Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic we have worked closely with Newcastle City Council and Public Health teams to regularly review our services to ensure they comply with the latest […]

Temporary phone line downtime

September 16th, 2020

Due to essential maintenance on our telephone system, our phone lines will be down from 6:30am on 17th September 2020. We anticipate that lines will be down for a maximum of 15 minutes. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Local businesses lend their support to disadvantaged young people during Covid-19

September 15th, 2020

Local businesses in Newcastle have been donating their services to help young people at risk of homelessness to prepare for their future in a new scheme developed by Your Homes Newcastle (YHN). YHN, which supports young people into homes and employment, launched the new project to bring together local businesses willing to support vulnerable young […]

Newcastle United Foundation and YHN make a winning team in new sports hub development

September 14th, 2020

Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) has been confirmed as a local community partner for Newcastle United Foundation’s exciting new state-of-the-art hub for sports, education and wellbeing. The new purpose-built community centre will be developed on the Murray House site on Diana Street in the west of Newcastle. The multi-million pound development aims to transform lives, provide […]

Financial support from YHN: Wendy’s story

September 4th, 2020

At Your Homes Newcastle we know that this is a worrying time and we understand that your employment or earnings may have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Wendy, a YHN customer of 27 years, shares her story about the financial support she received from YHN: “When I was diagnosed with Cancer, I didn’t know […]

Financial support from YHN: Barbara’s story

September 4th, 2020

At Your Homes Newcastle we know that this is a worrying time and we understand that your employment or earnings may have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Barbara, a YHN customer of over 11 years, shares her story about the financial support she received from YHN: “When me and my husband split up at […]

Rent and financial support during COVID-19 FAQs

September 4th, 2020

At Your Homes Newcastle we know that this is a worrying time and we understand that your employment or earnings may have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve put together some FAQs about paying your rent, but should you need further advice and support, including helping you making a claim for benefits, please get […]

Want a warmer home and cheaper bills?

August 26th, 2020

YHN is working with Q-Bot, a company that uses robots to install underfloor insulation, and as a YHN customer you can access this service for free. You must live in a house, bungalow or ground floor flat with suspended timber floorboards to be eligible for this service. Benefits of underfloor insulation • It is highly […]

Ostara 24-hour response and support during Covid-19

August 26th, 2020

Ostara’s 24-hour response officers are on hand to visit customers who fall, feel unsafe or become unwell at any time of the day or night and they have been busier than ever over recent months. The service provides a range of alarm equipment connected to Ostara’s 24-hour response centre ensuring that customers feel safe and […]

Domestic abuse and Covid-19

August 26th, 2020

25% of women and 16% of men experience domestic abuse. Domestic abuse includes emotional, financial, sexual and psychological abuse as well as physical harm. Covid-19 has placed additional practical,emotional and financial stress on families – increasing the likelihood that abuse will take place and that children will be exposed to it. The outbreak has seen […]

Newcastle City Council website downtime – Saturday 15 August

August 12th, 2020

Due to essential IT maintenance being carried out on Saturday 15 August between 9:00am and 5:00pm, the Newcastle City Council website will experience downtime. During this downtime, you will not be able to use any of the services available through their website, this includes reporting a repair or making a payment online. Contact Centre phone […]

YHN recognised with silver award by MOD

August 7th, 2020

Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) were this week recognised for our work in demonstrating our support for the Armed Forces community, and awarded with the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award. The Employer Recognition Scheme encourages employers to support staff who are also reservists, volunteers in the Cadet forces, veterans and their families and inspire others […]

Website maintenance on Tyne and Wear Homes

August 6th, 2020

Due to essential maintenance, on Tuesday 11 August we will be unable to answer any specific queries related to individuals’ Tyne and Wear Homes applications, banding and rehousing, but we are still available to offer general advice and support. You can contact us by emailing or call 0191 278 8600 and ask for ‘Housing […]

New development: Allerdale Drive

July 30th, 2020

Your Homes Newcastle is delighted to confirm new luxury apartments will be available from August 2020 in Chapel House, exclusively for people over 60 yrs old. There are 12 ground floor & 12 first floor Tyneside flats & 5 bungalows. Allerdale Drive is a brand new development and the spacious apartments include contemporary fitted kitchens […]

Service update for Housing Plus and Leazes Homes customers

July 21st, 2020

Following the easing of Government restrictions, we will be resuming our front-line services for our Housing Plus and Leazes Homes customers from Monday 3rd August, with additional measures put in place for the safety of residents and staff. Meetings with your Housing Plus Officer Our Housing Plus and Supported Living Officers will be resuming their […]

Community Spirit Fund project is a knockout success!

July 20th, 2020

Your Homes Newcastle, in partnership with Ideal Boilers, has launched a new £10,000 community fund to help local projects and organisations respond to the impact of Covid-19.  Our Community Spirit Fund aims to spread a bit of cheer and reduce the risk of isolation and loneliness.  So far, over 40 Newcastle–based charities and community organisations have received donations from the fund. […]

Local employers lined up for Your Homes Newcastle’s online jobs fair

July 17th, 2020

Newcastle jobseekers are being encouraged to go online later this week for a virtual jobs and training fair that brings employers and training providers from across the city together to advertise vacancies and training opportunities. Housing provider Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) will be hosting the event on Facebook and Twitter on Thursday July 30th from […]