Stepping Stone - Ashburn House

Referral address

11 Ashburn House
School Street
Angel Meadow
OL10 3EG

Referral phone

01706 353000

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men with support needs, including ex-offenders and those with alcohol, drugs or mental health problems. Must have a local connection to Heywood Rochdale area.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists and Schedule 1 offenders may not be accepted.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 99

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Application form completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview. Require proof of ID, eg birth certificate, driving licence, references and housing arrears reports.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time staff based on-site Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, emergency on-call system. Keywork system (7 residents per worker), weekly keywork meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide support around daily living skills, including budgeting, healthy eating, issues around alcohol and drugs, access to education and training. Staff can accompany residents to appointments.

Rooms and charges

Residents responsible for £3pw water charge.

  • Flat: 13
  • Total spaces: 13


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 4 rooms are accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Alcohol and smoking allowed in own flat only. Assured tenancy.


Can stay overnight, maximum 3 nights per week, 16+ only.

User participation


Further information

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Stepping Stone - Ashburn 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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