Foundation - Westbrook

Referral address

20 Astley Road
SK15 1NJ

Referral phone

0161 331 2700

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless women with complex needs. Priority given to women with a local connection to Tameside. The 15 supported beds must have a Tameside connection but the other 33 non-supported are available to anyone who meets the criteria.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions except for arson or those requiring accommodation with 24 hour cover.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 75

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals from Tameside Housing Advice.

Referral procedure

Interview. May move in immediately if vacancy.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 6 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time staff, available Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, limited weekend cover, emergency on-call system. Compulsory key worker system. Provide advice on budgeting, benefits, living skills and rehousing. Refer to specialist agencies for counselling and local independent life skills course.

Rooms and charges

£12.63pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Total spaces: 48


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins, cookers and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: One flat is accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend keywork sessions. Smoking only allowed in own rooms and outside the building. Assured shorthold tenancy.


Women only, 9am-8pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Buses 218, 219, 232, 234, 236, 237. Train station - 5 minutes walk.


Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 0161 304 7187 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Foundation - Westbrook 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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