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Changing Lives - Abbott House

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people aged over 50 with support needs. local connection required.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral procedure

Referrals are from Newcastle Housing Advice Centre, via the Gateway System.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time staff, available Mon-Fri 8am-10pm, Sat & Sun 8am-8pm, floating night support and emergency on-call system. Key worker meetings weekly. Action plans with agreed outcomes reviewed quarterly or as required. Offer support with promoting independence including basic life skills, budgeting, attending GP and hospital appointments, welfare rights addictions, mental health.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Newcastle train station - 20 minutes walk. Buses 38, 10.