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Positive Lifestyles - Lancaster House

Referral address

7-11 Lancaster Road
M6 8AQ


0161 789 0203


0161 288 7171




Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Single homeless men with support needs. No local connection required.

Will not accept

Schedule 1 offenders and arsonists.


How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 10am-4pm for application form. Interview.

Waiting list

Operate waiting list.



Length of stay
Minimum4 weeks
Maximum2 years
Average8 months

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

4 full time staff on-site 8am-8pm, waking night cover. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Staff provide support around independent living skills, drugs and alcohol.

Access to move-on

Staff give advice on move-on options. Referral to floating support service.

Accommodation ^ back to top

Total spaces



Single: 37
£22pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

FurnishingsRooms fully furnished.
Other facilitiesLounge, computer suite with internet connection, garden.
FoodSelf catering.
Disabled facilities3 rooms on ground floor accessible to wheelchair users.

Rules and policies ^ back to top

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises (testing carried out). No smoking allowed in the building. Licence agreement.

Resident access

Must be in by 11pm. Can arrange to stay away maximum 3 nights per week.


Visitors allowed at staff discretion.

User participation

Monthly residents' meetings.

Further information ^ back to top


Positive Lifestyles.

Public transport

Buses 10, 67, 68, 100 - bus stop next to Hope pub - 5 mins walk.

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