The Housing Link - Emergency Overnight Accommodation

Referral address

c/o Bury Council
Housing Options
Town Hall, Knowsley Street

Referral phone

0161 253 5000

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-17. Priority given to applicants with a local connection to Bury.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 17

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Bury Council and emergency out of hours referrals from Social Services or the police.

Referral procedure

Phone the council homeless team during office hours or call in Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Out of hours applicants may be referred by Social Services or the police.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 4 weeks

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Support staff available 24/7. Referral work available every morning.

Rooms and charges

£12.44pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 3
  • 2-bed: 1
  • Total spaces: 5


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 room adapted for a disabled client.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, computer facilities, laundry, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own room only. Excluded licence agreement.


Not allowed.

User participation


Further information


We accept financial donations, food donations and new household items such as bedding sets, small electrical items and furniture. 0161 761 6660 or

Is this page accurate?

If you work for The Housing Link - Emergency Overnight Accommodation 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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