Our News

Sainsburys Thorntree Road, Thornaby – We need your help!!

We need your help!! We have been selected by Sainsburys on Thorntree Road in Thornaby as one of the Charities they wish to support in the coming year. For this to happen we need your VOTES. If you wish to help, please follow the link below:......

On Site Defibrillator

All Trustees, Staff and residents would like to say a huge thank you to the John Clayton Fundraiser and North East Hearts with Goals for donating a Defibrillator to Bridge House and providing us with vital medical equipment which could help to save......

Exercise facilities at Bridge House

After much consideration and resident and staff input we have now opened a gym in Bridge House for residents to use to help them lead a healthy lifestyle. Exercising can have so many benefits including keeping fit and healthy, relieving boredom and......

Welcome to Michael our Advocate and Prevention Transition Coach

We would like to say a huge welcome to Michael, our latest recruit to the Bridge House team. Michael is our Advocate and Prevention Transition Coach and will support residents when it comes to attending appointments. After considering residents......

BBC Radio Tees

We have made a number of appearances on BBC Radio Tees recently, talking about some interesting topics. In July of this year we held a live debate here from Bridge House around the legalisation of sex working in England. Mike Parr broadcast his......

Durham University Placement

We attended our annual trip to Durham University on 19th October to the Medical Student Placement Fair. Kevin and Emma, two of our Transition Coaches attended the Fair to speak to some of the students about our service; what we do and what the......

Halloween

We went all out this year for Halloween and the house was decorated throughout thanks to staff member Michael and our medical students. This year we spread Halloween over a couple of days and had numerous activities throughout including pumpkin......

Female Project

Up until April 2014, Bridge House was a male only hostel. Due to the lack of accommodation for single homeless females within the area, we decided to open our doors to those females in need of somewhere to live. The project started with four female......

Naloxone

We now hold Naloxone on site at Bridge House. Naloxone is used to treat an opioid overdose in an emergency situation. All our staff have been fully trained in how to administer naloxone and we encourage our residents to undertake the same training......

Summer at Bridge House

We had a great, fun packed summer at Bridge House this year. Residents were keen to engage in all different types of activities both in-house and at different locations and were grateful for all that was on offer. We have visited Preston Park, Tees......