Leaving care, Rose House, Hartlepool

Rose House offers accommodation for young people in Hartlepool aged 16-24 who are leaving the care system and are in need of housing.

The Rose House project has seven accommodation units including four one-bedroom furnished flats and two rooms in a shared flat. Young people can stay at the scheme for up to two years.

Each person at Rose House works with their key worker to develop a personalised support plan, which can include help with:

  • money management
  • access to a wide range of services
  • tenancy management and being a good neighbour
  • cooking, cleaning and routines.

There is a crash pad for emergency accommodation and a communal area for socialising with residents and staff.

Rose House is staffed 24 hours a day.

What are the move-on options?

The service works closely with social landlords, council housing teams and private landlords to offer a choice of housing options when residents are ready to move on.

Rose House offers support to help with the move into independent living, as well as information about other community-based services.

How to apply

People are referred to Rose House from Hartlepool Borough Council. Referrals are via an application, interview and needs assessment process.