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Changing Lives - Whitehead Street

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.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Homefinder.

Referral procedure

Referral only via Homefinder. People must have a local area connection.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

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.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Tyne Dock metro - 3 minutes walk.