Manchester City Council - Woodward Court

Referral address

Woodward Court Accommodation Centre
Woodward Street, Ancoats
Greater Manchester
M4 7JP

Referral phone

0161 234 4692

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

All adult homeless households who have presented as homeless to Manchester City Council with low-medium support needs. Can accept mixed and same sex couples, groups, and those with multiple needs. Manchester connection preferred.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Can only accept referrals from the Manchester City Council homeless assessment team and other Manchester City Council run temporary accommodation units.

Referral procedure

No self referrals . Referrals made via MCC Move on Support Worker and Housing Solutions Team . Require proof of ID, National Insurance number and income.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 Night
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

14 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (average 6 residents per worker), meetings at least monthly. Support plans with agreed outcomes drawn up by support worker, resident and other involved agencies. Initial plan written within 1 week of moving in and reviewed at least once a month. Staff offer "housing-related support with holistic support planning."

Rooms and charges

  • Bedsit: 12
  • 1-bed flat 24
  • 2-bed flat 24
  • Total spaces: 74


  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: 2 flats accessible to wheelchair users, 3 flats adapted to mobility standards. Lifts to all floors. Fast track equipment and adaptation assessments.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Buses 76, 77 from city centre to Butler Street - bus stop 2-3 mins walk.


We accept Food and clothing donations. Phone 0161 227 3500 staff will take details and advise accordingly

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Manchester City Council - Woodward Court 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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