Sanctuary Trust - Halsall House

Referral address

78a Tweedale Street
OL11 3TZ

Referral phone

01706 345017, 01706 665620

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men, including ex-prisoners and those with drug/alcohol problems if they are seeking change any homeless related issues.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders without MAPPA. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Can accept referrals from prison.

Referral procedure

Phone daily 9am-10pm to book interview. Need proof of ID and history.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: none
  • Maximum stay: none

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour sleep in cover. Key worker system with weekly meetings. Personal development programme and recreation programme. Stages system, daily morning meetings.

Rooms and charges

£38 per week required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 11
  • 2-bed: 1
  • Total spaces: 13


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, pool room, gym, patio.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in outside shelter. Licence agreement. (Abstinent project, no drugs as well as alcohol)


Until 10pm, with staff permission. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Rochdale train station - 5 minutes walk.


Currently have 6 volunteers, help with catering, cleaning and recreation. Scheme called the “Pass it on scheme” enables participants to volunteer through many outlets such as charity shops, soup kitchens, emergency homeless shelters, outside drug and alcohol services. Phone: 01706 345017


All donations welcome, if we cannot make use for it, we will co-ordinate to pass it on to our charity shop, soup kitchen, night shelter or other agency - 01706 345017

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Sanctuary Trust - Halsall House 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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