North East Homeless


North East Homeless provides support to those who are vulnerable and/or homeless in the North East of England. We also provide food and emergency equipment at street outreach sessions that we hold 3 times per week.

Training, support and employment can also be provided for people who are experiencing homelessness or who have lived through such hardships.

Our Fish Quay Hub is an exciting Café and Venue space where the public can enjoy great food and support our charity. The Hub is accessible to all and includes a Changing Place; enabling a comfortable experience for all members of the public.

The Fish Quay Hub
North East Homeless - Support
North East Homeless - Social Supermarket

We not only support people at the Hub, but local suppliers and businesses. We have made it part of our Ethos to support Local. We use local suppliers in our menus and we have Rent-a-Shelf for businesses who are going from their homes to trying a retail option with no risk.

We have a Social Supermarket which is open to everyone. You can shop on a “Take what you Need, Leave what you Can” basis; making accessing free food more empowering, whilst giving everyone their dignity back. We support people in their shopping, helping put ingredients together to make recipes to feed themselves and their family.

Upcoming Events

We run a wide range of events here at North East Homeless, and this summer we have teamed up with North Tyneside Council to provide an exciting range of children’s summer activities, from cinema trips to kickboxing. All for free with food provided.

Due to the nature of the funding, these activities are available to those children who receive income-based free school meals, although other circumstances can be considered.

If you do not qualify but are struggling to book any activities for your child, please get in touch, we will always try to help when we can.

The Fish Quay Hub - Events
North East Homeless - Events
The Fish Quay Hub - Events
The Fish Quay Hub - Events

Our History

Brian Burridge, our founder, decided in 2014 to set up a Facebook group called North East Homeless. The group brought the North East community together to donate items such as sleeping bags, food and clothing, all in support of Homeless people in the Newcastle City Centre.

North East Homeless became bigger than Brian imagined, the community spirit inspired him to formalise NEH and apply for Charity status.

Then, in November 2016, North East Homeless became a CIO with the vision and direction of supporting people who are or have experienced Homelessness and/or Poverty.