Contact Hostel

Referral address

Greater Manchester
M16 8GL

Referral phone

0161 861 9806

Referral email


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, training or employment 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

Contact does not accept referrals other than through Centrepoint and from young people who have recourse to public funds. Centrepoint Manchester - Tel: 01612287654.

Referral procedure

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

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1-3 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

  • Single: 8
  • Total spaces: 8


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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

85 bus Close to princess parkway


Food, household goods, money. Contact project for details on 0161 860 7594 and speak to Alison Cordingley

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Contact Hostel and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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