Threshold - Shepley House

Referral address

First Choice Homes Oldam
First Place
22 Union St

Referral phone

0161 393 7117

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people. Local connection required .

Who we cannot help

Women with a history of arson or violence. Current drug users only accepted if they are receiving support from the local Community Drug Team.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self-referrals and referrals from First Choice Home Housing Association only.

Referral procedure

First Choice Service Centre is open from 8am until 8pm Monday to Friday and from 9am until 4pm on Saturdays call 0161 393 7117.If you have an emergency homelessness enquiry outside opening hours please call, 0800 988 7061.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 1 year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff, extended daytime cover Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat 9am-2pm, Sun 9am-12 noon, emergency on-call system. Keyworker system (5-6 residents per keyworker), weekly keywork meetings. Staff provide help with benefit applications, employment, training and life skills, issues around ASBOs.

Rooms and charges

£11.75pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Flats: 10
  • Total spaces: 10


  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: One flat fully adapted for a wheelchair user.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Smoking in own flat only. Assured shorthold tenancy.


9am-11pm. Children must leave by 7.30pm. Partners may stay overnight.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Train station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 82, 83, 180, 183, 184, 427, 429.

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