Changing Lives - Roycroft House
219 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
0191 221 0076
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless women with low support needs, including those with mental health problems, people with substance misuse issues, ex-offenders and people with learning difficulties.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
Referrals primarily come via Newcastle Gateway. Some internal transfers are made between other Cyrenians accommodation services. Women's services also have the ability to hold a bed open for women due to be released from prison.
Referrals are accepted by Housing Advice Centre, Probation, Social Services and are made via Newcastle Gateway Service.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1-3 Months
- Maximum stay: 2 Years
Support and accommodation
Staff available 24 hour hours at nearby Francis House. Staff visit Roycroft daily and at midnight. Keywork system (6 residents per key worker), weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Provide support with living skills, healthy living, social and emotional wellbeing, and accessing employment and training.
Rooms and charges
- Single: 6
- Total spaces: 6
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- Disabled facilities: None.
Rules and policies
Newcastle train station - 5 minutes walk.
Currently 1 volunteer. Need volunteers to run activities eg crafts, cookery. Phone Head Office on 0191 273 8891 for further information.
Clothes, food, household goods, cooking materials. Contact project for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Changing Lives - Roycroft 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.