52 Oldham Street
0161 861 9806
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
Contact does not accept referrals other than through Centrepoint and from young people who have recourse to public funds. Centrepoint Manchester - Tel: 01612287654.
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
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: 8
- Total spaces: 8
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Lounge, dining room, computer, garden.
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.
Women only, Sat 11am-10.30pm.
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.