Contact Hostel

Referral address

339 Wilbraham Road
Whalley Range
Manchester
M16 8GL

Referral phone

0161 861 9806

Referral email

contacthouse339@btconnect.com

Website

http://www.contacthostel.co.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young women aged 16-19 who are homeless or are "at high risk of being bullied or exploited". Residents must be prepared to attend college full time. Can accept women who are up to 24 weeks pregnant. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 19

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from YPSS/CPP call 0161 2287 654

Referral procedure

Phone 0161 2287 654 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for referral form.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 3 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time and 2 part time staff, 24 hour sleep-in cover. Compulsory keywork system (3 residents per worker), with weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, covering housing, health, finance, education, culture, living skills and risks. Staff offer support around benefits, education/training, resettlement and living skills. Support highest on first admittance and prior to resettlement.

Rooms and charges

£15.69pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 7
  • Total spaces: 7

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in support and attend college/training courses. House rules. No alcohol allowed. Smoking in outside designated area only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Women only, Sat 11am-10.30pm.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Buses 168, 85 - 2 minutes walk.

Donations

Food, household goods, money. Contact project for details.


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