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.
Phone 24 hours, call in 9am-5pm daily or write for an application form, completed by applicant and referral agency prior to interview. Require psychiatric reports, details of offending and other relevant information.
Phone St Basils Link Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or Youthline (0300 303 0099) which is a partnership between St Basils and 4 other organisations. Out of hours emergency phones: 16 & 17 year olds - 0121 675 4806, 18+ year olds - 0121 303 2296. Interview, and needs and risk assessment at The Link. Placed on pre-registered list if suitable. When vacancy arises The Link carry out up to date background checks.
Phone Youthline (a partnership between St Basils and 4 other organisations - Bromford, Trident Reach, Moseley & District, Maypole). Interview, needs and risk assessment. Placed on pre-registered list if suitable.