Changing Lives - Whitehead Street
126 Whitehead Street
0191 427 7900, 0191 497 5595
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single people with support needs, including homelessness, drug and alcohol and mental health issues. Must have local connection.
Who we cannot help
No automatic exclusions.
- Minimum age accepted: 17
- Maximum age accepted: 64
How to get a referral
Accept referrals from Homefinder.
Phone Mon-Fri for an application form. Risk assessment. Interview.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 4 weeks
- Maximum stay: 1 year
Support and accommodation
5 full time day staff, 4 full time night staff available - at least 2 staff on duty at all times. Keywork system, weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed regularly. Staff provide support with living skills, budgeting, accessing employment and training, housing issues, attending appointments.
Rooms and charges
Contact project for details of weekly personal charge. Pre-payment meters for gas and electricity.
- Bedsit: 16
- Total spaces: 16
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, ensuite.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Lounge, garden.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol allowed in communal areas. Smoking allowed in own rooms or outside designated area only. Must engage with support offered. Licence agreement.
Tyne Dock metro - 3 minutes walk.
Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 0191 427 7900 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Changing Lives - Whitehead Street 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.