Depaul UK - Burnage Lane Project

Referral address

City Centre Project (YPSF)
52 Oldham St
M4 1LE

Referral phone

0161 228 7654

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young rough sleepers aged 16 to 25 with complex needs.

Who we cannot help

No Pets. No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals accepted from City Centre Project.

Referral procedure

Call City Centre Project Mon to Fri 9-5pm on 0161 228 7654.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 month
  • Maximum stay: 6 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff plus volunteers, including waking night staff. Support session system (3 residents per worker), with compulsory weekly/fortnightly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, devised in consultation with service user and external agencies, reviewed every 6 weeks. Staff offer support around housing, budgeting, benefits, independent living, resettlement, and substance misuse.

Rooms and charges

£7.30pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 12
  • PACE single: 1
  • Total spaces: 13


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: Wheelchair access to the building, but none to rooms and showers.
  • Other facilities: Garden, kitchen, living room and shared bathroom, with a bath. Shared showers.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Compulsory Support sessions. No Substance misuse. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.


In residents' rooms, 11am-9pm Mon-Thu, noon-10.30pm Fri-Sat, noon-9pm Sun. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

197 bus on Burnage Lane 2 mins walk from project. 50 bus on Kingsway 5 mins walk from project.


Volunteers who are good listeners and team workers, as well as adaptable and flexible. For most of our voluntary roles, we would expect a commitment of two to four hours per week.,


We accept all donations. We do ask that all donations are clean, and would happily be used by yourself, friend or family member.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Depaul UK - Burnage Lane Project 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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