Depaul UK - Manchester Safestop
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young people aged 16-21 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
Referrals accepted from Centrepoint. Referrals accepted from Banardos if the person is under 18 and leaving care.
Centrepoint Mon to Fri 9-5pm on 0161 228 7654.
1 N Parade, Manchester M3 2NH
Length of stay
6 months - 1 Year
Support and accommodation
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.
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.