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Changing Lives - Francis House

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless women. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to Newcastle.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals are accepted via the Newcastle Gateway Service.

Referral procedure

Referrals are received from Newcastle Gateway Service.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

The Project is staffed on a rota basis and has 2 day staff and 2 night staff s. Key work sessions are carried out as well as Risk Assessments, Support Plans and Outcome Stars. Support is provided around managing daily living skills, signposting to agencies and move on accommodation.

Total spaces



Individual rooms which consists of a single bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, fridge and wash basin. Communal facilities are bathroom, lounge/dinner and kitchen area.

Further information

Public transport

Newcastle train station - 5 minutes walk.