• Changing Lives With Employment

    Our employment service helps people experiencing some of the biggest barriers to the labour market to get jobs and keep them.


  • Changing Lives Through Accommodation

    Our accommodation services provide a wide-range of short-term and long-term homes for anyone in housing need.


  • Changing Lives For Women

    Our women’s services help women and girls achieve more. We work in communities and from specialist centres to offer tailored programmes across England and Wales.


  • Changing Lives From Addiction to Recovery

    Our dedicated addiction and recovery services offer a number of tailor-made solutions for people who are living with addiction and recovery.


  • Changing Lives Through Outreach

    Our outreach teams work in communities to help people in vulnerable situations re-connect or keep in touch with services and support.


  • Changing Lives Through Social Enterprise

    Constantly innovating, we run charity shops, food re-distribution schemes and a maintenance company – all with the aim of generating additional funds to support our vital work with thousands of people each year.


  • Changing Lives For Families

    Our families teams are specially trained to help parents and children manage the process of family change through counselling and mediation.


Changing Lives For Better Futures

Through our pioneering and innovative work we support people to make positive, lasting changes in their lives. We work with people experiencing homelessness, addiction and a range of other problems by reaching out in to our communities. We offer specialist support services for women and families and provide employment opportunities for our clients, all supported by our successful social enterprises.

Paul Kerr, BEAT, supporting a client


21 August 2015

Success for Brand New BEAT Service

A four-strong team from Charity Changing Lives and Oasis Aquila Housing are getting out and about within Newcastle, Gateshead and Northumberland, offering people a variety of specialist support. The team…

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4th September 2015

Changing Lives’ Elswick Dean Summer Fair and BBQ

Time: 11am – 2pm Stalls include Home-made cakes Home-grown vegetables Wooden planters Tombola and raffle Address: Georges Road, Virginia House, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7NQ RSVP to the gnomes by…



15 July 2015

A Fresh Start for The Fells

In 2008 Changing Lives was asked to support a struggling housing provider in County Durham. They had a great site, but the accommodation was dilapidated and the previous owners didn’t…


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