Changing Lives - Roycroft House

Referral address

219 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE4 6AD

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 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

Referral agencies

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.

Referral procedure

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

Support offered

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

Facilities

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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Newcastle train station - 5 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Currently 1 volunteer. Need volunteers to run activities eg crafts, cookery. Phone Head Office on 0191 273 8891 for further information.

Donations

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. 

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