Changing Lives - Francis House

Referral address

202 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4 6AN

Referral phone

0191 221 0076

Referral email

Website

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


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless women. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to Newcastle.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals are accepted via the Newcastle Gateway Service.

Referral procedure

Referrals are received from Newcastle Gateway Service at which point in time, Project Staff will make contact to arrange interview.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

The Project is staffed 24/7 and has 4 day staff and 2 night staff working a rota basis. Key work sessions are carried out as well as Risk Assessments, Support Plans and Outcome Stars. Support is provided around managing daily living skills, signposting to agencies and move on accommodation.

Rooms and charges

Weekly charge of £13.52 which covers gas, water and electric.

  • Single: 11
  • Total spaces: 11

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Single bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, fridge and wash basin
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking only allowed in own room and rear yard. Licence agreement.

Visitors

No Visitors are allowed either during the day or overnight.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Newcastle train station - 5 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Please contact Sead Masic Volunteer Coordinator on 0191 2738891 for further information.

Donations

Food, Clothing, Towels, Books, Board Games, Toiletries, money Telephone : 0191 2210076 Email: Claire.knaggs@changing-lives.org.uk.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Changing Lives - Francis 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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