Please note: owing to the position on Covid 19 and the Coronavirus, some organisations and venues will be closed, some will deliver their services differently. You can find the organisation website address on InformationNOW and visit their site for updates.
From April 2020
- no face to face services
- Skylight centre closed
- online learning programme available (see website link below)
- Email and telephone available (see below)
- New referrals accepted for learning and support
- Crisis helps thousands of people to help them rebuild their lives and leave homelessness behind for good.
If you are homeless or at immediate risk of becoming homeless, you can access their services for free. They run an Engagement Gateway session at their centre, 12.30 to 3.30 pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Crisis Skylight Newcastle support with:
Education – develop skills, confidence and prepare for work. Activities include: IT, cooking, art, yoga, photography
Work – employment coaches help with all areas of getting you ready for and finding work. Includes support to build your CV, experience mock interviews, find work placements, access to grants and take part in courses to access work.
Progression Coaches – listen to your hopes and needs, guide and motivate in 1:1 appointments
Housing – information, advice and support with all aspects of your housing needs. Includes a Renting Ready programme which helps build skills, knowledge and confidence to gain and maintain accommodation
Health and wellbeing – mental health counselling, one to one appointments and drop in sessions, group workshops with different topics such as confidence, stress and anxiety
Volunteering – build your skills, confidence and experience. Volunteer at Crisis or elsewhere.
Last updated: June 22, 2020