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Manchester City Council - Woodward Court

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

All adult homeless households who have presented as homeless to Manchester City Council with low-medium support needs. Can accept mixed and same sex couples, groups, and those with multiple needs. Manchester connection preferred.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from the Manchester City Council homeless assessment team and other Manchester City Council run temporary accommodation units.

Referral procedure

No self referrals. Referrals made via MCC Move on Support Worker and Housing Solutions Team. Require proof of ID, National Insurance number and income.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

14 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system (average 6 residents per worker), meetings at least monthly. Support plans with agreed outcomes drawn up by support worker, resident and other involved agencies. Initial plan written within 1 week of moving in and reviewed at least once a month. Staff offer "housing-related support with holistic support planning."

Total spaces



In flats in 1 tower block 48 are emergency bedspaces.

Further information

Public transport

Buses 76, 77 from city centre to Butler Street - bus stop 2-3 mins walk.