Francis House

Francis House

Housing and Homelessness

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Introduction to Service

Francis House is a safe and secure 11-bed supported accommodation for vulnerable women aged 18 years and over, who are considered medium to high risk.

These women will face issues around offending, alcohol and/or drug misuse, homelessness, domestic abuse and are open to exploitation.

We have one communal kitchen, three communal bathrooms and offer individual single furnished bedrooms.

There are staff on-site during the day and evenings to support residents with day-to-day living and help them work towards their goals.

Key Information

We offer:

  • Allocated key worker and weekly sessions
  • One-to-one support tailored to suit individual needs
  • Support around money management, welfare benefits and daily living skills
  • Support with housing applications and the process to secure independent living
  • Signposting to appropriate agencies

How to access

Referrals are via Newcastle Housing Advice Centre which is situated at 112 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne. Telephone: 0191 277 1711.

Out of hours emergency referrals are via Your Homes Newcastle.

Need help now?

If you are in immediate need of help, please contact Newcastle Housing Advice Centre on 0191 277 1711.

How to contact

For general enquiries, you can contact us using the details below or directly to:

Ruth Horn (project lead) - 07923 214832

Alex Maddison (senior support worker) 07706 328369

Call us

0191 2302090

Are you eligible?

Francis House supports women aged 18 and over.

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