Manchester Council - Women's Direct Access
0161 219 6050
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless women. Local connection required.
Who we cannot help
Applications considered on a case by case basis.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency, also referrals from prison discharge team, hospital and airport.
Phone 24 hours daily or call in at 1 First Street (off Whitworth Street) Mon-Fri 9am-3.30pm to process referrals. Interview conducted by male/female assessment officers. Require proof of identity and background information.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1 night
- Maximum stay: None
Support and accommodation
16 staff, 24 hour waking cover, minimum 2 staff per shift. Keywork system (2 residents per worker), meetings as required. Needs assessment support plan offered to all residents. Staff help residents access mainstream provision, eg GP, job centre and specialist support.
Rooms and charges
£10.02pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 33
- Total spaces: 33
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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- Disabled facilities: 1 fully adapted wheelchair accessible room. Minicom, 2 induction loops. Parking for disabled people. Ramped entrance, automatic doors. Sensory aids.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
No alcohol in communal areas. Smoking allowed in own room only. Licence agreement.
Visitors may be allowed in canteen only 8am-5.30pm at staff discretion. No men/overnight guests.
Buses 50, 197.
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Clothes, toiletries, food. Phone 0161 219 6050 for details.
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