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Supported housing for vulnerable women
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Contact phone

0161 628 4991

Age

Women from 18 years old

Cost details

The cost of these properties is covered by rent. If you are on a low income, or in receipt of certain benefits, you may be entitled to Housing Benefit to cover this. You are required to pay £25.00 per week (as at November 2011) to cover gas, electricity and water. You will be expected to purchase your own television licence if you have a television in your room.

Accommodation

The scheme is a purpose built refuge containing 6 suites. Accommodation can be provided for between 20 and 26 women, depending on household size. One suite has disabled access and another suite is designed for the cultural respect of south Asian women. Each suite has double bedrooms and single bedrooms for exclusive use of occupants. There are shared kitchen and bathroom facilities in each suite. There are also communal shared facilities for all customers to enjoy. These consist of 3 lounges, 2 fully equipped playrooms, 1 teenager's room, 1 quiet/library area, to gardens with fitted play equipment for children.

Staff availability

Threshold staff are available on site 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Description

For single women or women with children who are at risk of, or fleeing, domestic abuse.

Women with SEND will have to ring up as it depends on case by case.

Updated: 29/11/2019