Manchester City Council Shared Housing

Referral address

Shared Housing Team
Directorate for Children and Families
1054 Stockport Road
M19 2SX

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with low support needs who have presented as homeless to Manchester City Council. May accept those with multiple needs. Must have a local connection to Greater Manchester area unless escaping violence.

Who we cannot help

People with a history of violence. Those unable to cope with low level of support offered by the project.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from certain homeless organisations or via Manchester City Council.

Referral procedure

Interview. Require proof of ID.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff are based on-site at each house Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Compulsory support sessions. Support workers provide general advice and holistic support. Refer to external agencies as appropriate.

Rooms and charges

Contact for details of charge.

  • Single: 153
  • Total spaces: 153


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: Grab rails, visual alarm and vibrating pillows.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, laundry, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Compulsory programme of support. Smoking allowed in own rooms in adult shared houses. Written house rules (vary from house to house). Licence agreement.


Rules vary from house to house. No male visitors in women-only houses.

User participation


Further information

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Manchester City Council Shared Housing 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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