Changing Lives - Cumberland House

Referral address

172-174 Westgate Road
Pilgrim Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE4 6AL

Referral phone

0191 277 1711

Referral email

housingadvicecentre@newcastle.gov.uk

Website

http://www.changing-lives.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless women with medium-high support needs, including ex-offenders and women with alcohol and/or drug issues. Priority given to those with a local connection to Newcastle upon Tyne.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals all come via Housing Advice Centre Gateway.

Referral procedure

All Referrals are via Newcastle Gateway

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3-6 Months
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time staff on-site Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat & Sun 10am-4pm. Night worker provides waking cover 7pm-6am daily. Emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system (6 residents per worker), meetings at least weekly. Support plans and Outcomes Star agreed with key worker and external agencies, reviewed every 3 months. Support around budgeting, forms, living skills, employment and training.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 12
  • Total spaces: 12

Facilities

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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Metro: St James station - 2 mins walk, Central station - 5 min walk.

Volunteering

See www.changing-lives.org.uk for details

Donations

See www.changing-lives.org.uk for details


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Changing Lives - Cumberland House and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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