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Copperdale Trust

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25. Priority given to those with a local connection to Manchester. May accept people with dogs and other pets.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders.


Men only and women only

Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency and direct from prison.

Referral procedure

Phone daily 10am-8pm for referral form. Interview. Require background information and reports. Applicants may not be accepted if existing residents have a valid objection.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay


Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time, 2 part time staff, and 4 volunteers, sleep-in cover. Staff offer help with finances, budgeting and personal development. Recording studio, arts and dance studio.

Total spaces



In 2 buildings.

Further information

Public transport

Buses 43, 104, 105, 106. Gatley train station - 10 minutes walk.