南泰恩賽德委員會批准了兩項計劃，以幫助有學習障礙、自閉症和複雜護理需求的人 "獨立 "生活。
五間平房和一棟六人公寓將建於賈羅Concorde Way的前Nolan Hall。
South Tyneside Council approved two schemes to help people with learning disabilities, autism and complex care needs live "independently".
Ten two-bedroom bungalows and a six-bedroom staff home will be built at the former Father James Walsh Day Centre site in Hedgeley Road, Hebburn.
Five bungalows and a block of six flats will be built former Nolan Hall in Concorde Way, Jarrow.
The South Tyneside Housing Ventures Trust and Karbon Homes Limited are behind both developments which were approved by the council's planning committee.
Planning officers noted both sites are currently vacant and the proposals would provide "needed supported housing for individuals allowing them to live independently within the community close to family and friends".
Doreen Purvis, chair of the planning committee, added there would be "no better use" for the land than housing people in need, the Local Democracy Reporting Service said.
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