Greystones

Referral address

215 Mossley Road
Ashton under Lyne
OL6 6LX

Referral phone

0161 330 1557

Referral email

greystones215@yahoo.com

Website


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men aged over 35 with support needs, including those with drug and/or alcohol problems. Prioritise applicants with a local connection to Tameside.

Who we cannot help

People with a conviction for arson in the last 5 years.

  • Minimum age accepted: 35
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Accept referrals direct from prison.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm. Complete common referral form. Project will interview and complete risk assessment form during interview. Decision made on the same day.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 members of staff, available Mon-Fri 8.30am-6pm, skeleton staff on Sat. On-call system outside these hours. Provide support around independent living skills, debt, budgeting, alcohol, drugs and offending. Range of workshops including benefits advice, self confidence, problem solving, computers, literacy and numeracy, arts and crafts.

Rooms and charges

£43pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 34
  • Double: 6
  • Total spaces: 40

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: Can accommodate 4 wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Alcohol on a controlled drinking programme and smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Daytime only in communal areas. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Train and bus station - 10 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Currently 2 volunteers. Opportunities in administration, befriending, running art classes, help with reading, group outings etc. Phone 0161 330 1557 for further information.

Donations

Food, clothing and art materials. Email greystones215@yahoo.co.uk or phone 0161 330 1557 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Greystones 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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