Fill in the online form: https://www.porchlight.org.uk/kent-homeless-connect?utm_source=Rachel+Kelly&utm_campaign=08b272e933-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_02_08_03_25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4c4c31c286-08b272e933-416744345 Call the 24-hour helpline on 0800 567 7699. Approach your Local Authority requesting a referral.
Referrals via HSAP ( see www.wigan.gov.uk). Require proof of ID, eg birth certificate, driving licence, benefits letter etc. Need risk assessment from referring agency. 6 emergency access beds, 4 of which are 4 weeks stay maximum.
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.