Depaul UK - Manchester Safestop

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 people aged 16-21 who are homeless and have high support needs. Must have a local connection to Manchester. Can accept young people with multiple needs and those who are under curfew and/or tagged.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals accepted from City Centre Project. Referrals accepted from Banardos if the person is under 18 and leaving care.

Referral procedure

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

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 2 months
  • Maximum stay: 6 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

9 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (1 senior worker and 2 project workers per 4 residents). Meetings held at least 3 times a month. Action plans, devised and monitored by staff and resident, reviewed monthly by manager. Up to 6 external agencies may be working with resident around other issues eg tags, curfew, court, prison, drug rehab, etc.

Rooms and charges

£8.40pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 12
  • Total spaces: 12


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins, showers and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: Phone intercom in each room.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Written house rules. No alcohol in communal areas. Smoking in own room only. Licence agreement.


Between 10am and 10pm in residents' rooms only. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Buses 41, 43, 141, 143.

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