After referral is received, interview with 2 staff members. combined needs and risk assessment. Offer of room will be given within 12 -24 hours. If no room available then the applicant will be put on waiting list.
Phone Mon-Thurs 9.30am-4.30pm, Fri 9.30am-4pm for appointment. Referral and risk assessment form completed by referral agency. Professionals Meeting followed by referee Interview. May require additional information from mental health or learning disability services.
All referrals need to come through the MAS gateway. To be assessed for the MAS system client needs to speak with Manchester city council rough sleepers team, charities such as booth centre, barnabus, shelter, centre point and other temporary accommodations e.g. night shelters.