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Manchester Settlement - Young People's Housing

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people aged 16 to 24 who are at risk or homeless and have and are committed to addressing identified support needs. Work with young people who have been engaged and supported by MCR Social Services.

Who we cannot help

We cannot support convicted arsonists or sex offenders due to the medium to low needs of the project.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals from Manchester based Social Services such as UASC, Leaving Care through council.

Referral procedure

Referrals through Manchester city council https://secure.manchester.gov.uk/info/200117/homeless_people/7850/are_you_homeless.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Support staff meet with customers on site or in their homes at least 2 times per week. We operate a customer led nominated for out of hours assistance when staff are off site. Compulsory key work system, which also includes meaningful occupation for all customers throughout the lifetime of the licence agreement. All meetings are planned and completed around the customers college or volunteering commitments availability. Bespoke customer focused action plans, working towards agreed an agreed outcomes framework is reviewed and/or updated on a 3 monthly basis. Each customer can access a range of support during the Licence aimed to build confidence, skill set and resilience.

Total spaces



Room in a shared house and/or self-contained 1 bed flats.

Further information

Public transport

We are a city based project and we are near to all trains, busses and trams in and out of the City of MCR.