Friendship House

What is Friendship House?

Friendship House is a support program for men exiting prison and is situated in an inner suburb of Newcastle.

The program helps these men be part of the community, providing them with a volunteer and car to assist them each day to meet their goals to re-enter society.

Friendship House offers two services:

  • Friendship House Accommodation
  • Friendship Program

 

What is Friendship House Accomodation?

Friendship House is a two-bedroom house in a local Newcastle suburb to accommodate two clients.

Residents are required to abide by House Rules and sign a licence to occupy for their stay of up to 28 days.

 

What is the Friendship Program?

The Friendship Program encourages the people it supports to establish goals to assist them to be part of the community. Volunteers are rostered to assist guests of Friendship House, and those having recently exited a correctional facility but not in Friendship House Accommodation, to work through their goals.

 

 

Reading

Check out our resources below, and you can also click through to read:

Friendship House Motivator Newsletters

Friendship House Conference Paper 2014: A Holistic Approach To Reintegration

Contact Details

Phone Number
4922 1539
Contact Email
hfielder-gill@samaritans.org.au

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