Extra Care Housing Scheme

Assisi House opened in 2014 and was an innovative and sympathetic conversion of the former St Francis of Assisi Church located in Walkergate. Assisi House provides 16 spacious apartments specifically developed for couples or single persons over 55 years of age requiring care and support enabling continued independent living and which is staffed 24 hours a day. Each self-contained apartment, comprises, entrance hall, lounge/dining room, double bedroom, fitted kitchen, and wet room. There is a communal lounge, with fully equipped kitchen, hairdressers, laundry room, sitting room and performance and activity space. Externally, to the rear of the building there is large private patio area with communal greenhouse and sensory garden and to the front a spacious garden with lawn, border and trees. Assisi House is conveniently located for Wallsend shopping centre with excellent bus and metro services.

What we offer

Care and support plans are tailored to your individual needs and can include;

  • Support with personal care,
  • Assistance with medication,
  • Support with food preparation/shopping ,
  • Help with domestic tasks Benefit advice,
  • Helping you to arrange and keep appointments
  • Support to maintain your social contacts and pursue your hobbies and interests.


We have a dedicated team of qualified and experienced Care staff based at Assisi House ensuring continuity of care 24 hours a day. We also have a dedicated Housing Scheme Manager based on our site. Whilst our Registered Manager oversees the quality of our care provision which is regulated and inspected by the Care Quality Commission.

At our last Inspection we were rated Outstanding Please read our inspection report 

Want to Know more

Further information is available from our Housing Scheme Manager on 0191 234 5775