Durham Shared Lives provides long term, short term, respite and emergency arrangements for adults and young people in the homes of approved Shared Lives Providers.

Durham Shared Lives is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and is currently rated as 'good'.

The aim of Durham Shared Lives is to provide an individualised service which is safe, responsive, well led, effective and caring, ensuring the best possible outcomes for the people that use our service our achieved.

When is it on?

Session information
Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Who to contact

Contact name
Alison Urwin
Contact position
Registered Manager
03000 265 222
Durham Shared Lives Scheme

Where to go

Durham Shared Lives Scheme
Crook Civic Centre
North Terrace
County Durham
DL15 9ES

Other details

Cost description
Charges are based upon a financial assessment.
Referral required?
Referral and availability notes

All referrals to the scheme must be through a Social Worker.

Local Offer

Local Offer description

Shared Lives Providers share their home and family life with a person who needs care and support.   

All Providers have gone through a comprehensive assessment process and have been approved by an independent panel.


Durham County Council's Families Information Service does not promote nor endorse the services advertised on this website. Anyone seeking to use/access such services does so at their own risk and may make all appropriate enquiries about fitness for purpose and suitability to meet their needs.

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Address: Crook Civic Centre  North Terrace  Crook  Durham  County Durham

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