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Depaul UK - Manchester Safestop

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people aged 16-24 who are homeless and have high support needs. Must have a local connection to Manchester. Can accept young people with multiple needs and those who are under curfew and/or tagged.

Who we cannot help

History of arson, schedule 1 or sex offence.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals accepted from Centrepoint. Referrals accepted from Banardos if the person is under 18 and leaving care.

Referral procedure

Centrepoint Mon to Fri 9-5pm on 0161 228 7654. 1 N Parade, Manchester M3 2NH

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff plus volunteers, including waking night staff. Support session system (3 residents per worker), with compulsory weekly-fortnightly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, devised in consultation with service user and external agencies, reviewed every 12 weeks. Staff offer support around housing, budgeting, benefits, independent living, resettlement, and substance misuse.

Total spaces



Safestop offers round-the-clock supported housing to young people in the Manchester area. We have 11 well-presented bedrooms with ensuite facilities, one of these acts as an emergency bed.

Further information

Public transport

143 bus.