Depaul UK - Oldham Young People's Pathway

Referral address

Civic Centre
West Street
Oldham
OL1 1UG

Referral phone

0161 770 4605

Referral email

housing.options@oldham.gov.uk

Website

http://www.depauluk.org


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-24 with a range of support needs. All applicants must have a local connection to Oldham.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 24

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Access Oldham

Referral procedure

Referrals to be made via the Homeless Team at Oldham Civic Centre. The minimum information referrals to a local authority must include: The applicant's name, Applicants contact details, The reason for the referral e.g. what has made them homeless.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour waking cover. key worker system with weekly meetings. Monthly multi-agency meetings. Staff provide support around developing independent living skills.

Rooms and charges

£18.50pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Total spaces: 32

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 flat could be adapted for a wheelchair user.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, communal kitchen, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own rooms and garden only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 9am-10.30pm. Up to 2 visitors at a time, none aged under 16, all must have photo ID.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Oldham train station - 5 mins walk. Buses 82, 83 from Manchester - bus stop 1 min walk.

Volunteering

Currently have 1 volunteer gardener. Range of volunteering opportunities. Contact project for volunteer pack.

Donations

Clothes suitable for young people, contact project for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Depaul UK - Oldham Young People's Pathway 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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