Changing Lives - Virginia House
Tyne and Wear
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless males aged 18+. Prioritise applicants with a local connection to Newcastle.
Who we cannot help
Schedule 1 offenders.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
All referrals come from the Gateway. Accept referrals from any agency.
Referrals are from Newcastle Housing Advice Centre, via the Gateway System.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1-3 Months
- Maximum stay: 6 months - 1 Year
Support and accommodation
5 full-time staff on-site, 24 hour cover. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Staff provide support around independent living skills, debt, child issues, health, wellbeing, employment and training.
Rooms and charges
- Single: 17
- Total spaces: 17
- Food: %author:field_hostels_food
- Disabled facilities: 6 rooms accessible to wheelchair users. Lift in building.
Rules and policies
Train station - 15 minutes walk.
Currently have 2 volunteers, help with reception, gardening, painting, working alongside support workers. Phone 0191 256 2900 for further information.
Food, clothes, furniture. Phone 0191 273 8891 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Changing Lives - Virginia 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.