Health and Social Services | Oldham Council
Sunday 11 December - online and telephone payments unavailable

Between 6am and 11am, our online and telephone payment systems will not be available, due to essential maintenance work. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Housing support and advice
Immediate and practical assistance with housing issues, debt, and welfare benefits.
Ground Floor, Victoria House, 5 Samuel Ogden Street, Manchester, M1 7AX

Contact phone

0344 515 1640


From 16 years old

Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm Monday, wed, Thursday , Friday 9am - 4pm (drop in diagnostic)

Cost details



Shelter cannot offer you housing, but their specialist advisers can give you immediate and practical assistance.

The Information and Resource Centre provides help with:

  • Homelessness emergencies
  • Researching local private rented options
  • Looking for hostel vacancies
  • Dealing with debts
  • Financial statements
  • Applying for benefits Deposit information
  • Self service computers and telephone (staff can help if available)

For more information click on the link below:

Updated: 15/04/2020