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.
Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for referral form. Referrals to be e-mailed where possible. Self referral forms will be completed over the phone with applicants where appropriate. Needs and Risk Assessments completed at telephone-only interview. Require background information from referring agency.