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Dog‑friendly services in the North West

Cheshire

Foundation Enterprises Northwest

Roodee House
22 Grosvenor Street
Chester
CH1 2DD

Telephone: 01244 318360

Gender: Men
Target/Group: Single homeless men. Priority given to applicants with a local connection
Age range: 18+
Referral procedure: Direct access

Foundation Enterprises Northwest - Richmond Court

Spital Walk
Broughton
Chester
CH3 5DA

Telephone: 0300 123 2442

Gender: Mixed
Target/Group: Single homeless people. Must have a local connection to Cheshire.
Age range: 18+
Referral procedure: Referral Agency

Cheshire East

Riverside Care and Support - Wilmslow Accommodation Project

In 3 buildings
SK9 2SH

Telephone: 0300 123 5017

Gender: Mixed
Target/Group: Single homeless people with an offending history and support needs. Will accept people with complex needs, mental health problems and those with substance misuse issues. Priority given to people with a local connection. Medium support.
Age range: 18-65
Referral procedure: Agency Referrals

Cumbria

Furness Homeless Support Group (Accommodation)

Cumbria Advice & Support Team
Health & Care Services
The Kraemer Building, The Courts
English Street, Carlisle
CA3 8NA

Telephone: 01228 221548

Gender: Mixed
Target/Group: Single homeless people. No local connection required.
Age range: 18+
Referral procedure: Agency referrals, direct access

Greater Manchester

Copperdale Trust

Solway Road
Crossacres
Wythenshawe
Manchester
M22 9XR

Telephone: 0161 437 1363

Gender: Men only and women only
Target/Group: Young persons hostel. Priority given to those with a local connection to Manchester. Can accept people with dogs and other pets. Medium support.
Age range: 16-25
Referral procedure: Agency referrals

Sanctuary Supported Living - Victoria House

50 Victoria Street
Openshaw
Manchester
M11 2LY

Telephone: 0161 231 9400

Gender: Mixed
Target/Group: Homeless people and rough sleepers with support needs and a Manchester connection. Accept couples.
Age range: 18+
Referral procedure: Agency referrals

Stockport MBC - Brindale House

Brindale House
Brindale Road
Brinnington
Stockport
SK5 8DL

Telephone: 01612176016

Gender: Mixed, men only and women only
Target/Group: Families and single male and female households with a connection to Stockport. Dogs can be housed in on-site kennels.
Referral procedure: Referral via Stockport Homes Housing Options Team

Stockport MBC - Buxton Road Centre

c/o Housing Options
1 St Peter's Square, Petersgate
Stockport
SK1 1NZ

Telephone: 0161 217 6016

Gender: Men
Target/Group: Single homeless men with medium support needs. Must have local connection to Stockport. Accept 16 and 17 year olds.
Age range: 16+
Referral procedure: Agency referrals

Stockport MBC - Strathclyde House

c/o Housing Options
1 St Peter's Square, Petersgate
Stockport
SK1 1NZ

Telephone: 0161 217 6016

Gender: Women
Target/Group: Single homeless women with or without children. Can take dogs in on-site kennels. Must have local connection to Stockport.
Age range: 16-65
Referral procedure: Agency referrals

Lancashire

Cherry Lodge

Islington
Blackburn
BB2 2LN

Telephone: 01254 671452

Gender: Men
Target/Group: Single homeless men with low support needs. No local connection required. May be able to accept men with dogs.
Age range: 18+
Referral procedure: Agency referrals, direct access

Riverside Care and Support - Stopover Project

Young People's Support Foundation

Telephone: 0161 228 7654 & 0161 436 5432

Gender: Women
Target/Group: Young single homeless women aged 16-25. Low to medium support needs. Stopover operates a dog policy and will accept following Risk Assessment. Referrals are made to the service by Young People's Support Foundation.
Age range: 16-25
Referral procedure: Quick access - young people

Sanctuary Supported Living - Blackburn Project

69 Roebuck Close
Blackburn
BB2 2LP

Telephone: 01254 278579

Gender: Mixed
Target/Group: Single people with mental health problems and learning disabilities who need support. Priority given to people with a local connection to Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council area.
Age range: 18+
Referral procedure: Agency referrals, direct access

Stonham - Darwen Mental Health Recovery Service

30 Vernon Street
Darwen
BB3 3EF

Telephone: 01254 873383

Gender: Mixed
Target/Group: Single people with mental health support needs. All applicants must be in receipt of mental health services. Must have a local connection to Blackburn with Darwen.
Age range: 25-65
Referral procedure: Agency referrals

Liverpool

New Start - Dispersed Tenancies Service

The Job Bank
4 Tunnel Road
Wavertree
Liverpool
L7 6QD

Telephone: 0151 708 7103

Gender: Mixed and men only
Target/Group: Single homeless people with support needs, including those with mental health or substance-misuse problems and ex-offenders. No local connection required.
Age range: 18+
Referral procedure: Housing schemes

Nightingale House

Welcoming Dogs endorsed

58 – 60 Balliol Road
Bootle
L20 7EJ

Telephone: 0151 600 3530

Gender: Mixed
Target/Group: Supported accommodation specifically for people leaving hospital with mental health support needs
Referral procedure: Referrals through Merseycare NHS Service

Our House

Welcoming Dogs endorsed

19 Clarendon Road
Garston
L19 6PJ

Telephone: 0151 600 3530

Gender: Men
Target/Group: Semi-supported accommodation
Age range: 18-25
Referral procedure: Referral can be made by support worker & self-referrals can also be made by phone

RISE Recovery

Welcoming Dogs endorsed

1-3 Croxteth Road
Liverpool
L8 3SE

Telephone: 0151 474 0685

Gender: Mixed
Target/Group: People with substance misuse issues for 18 week rehab programme. Priority given to rough sleepers/street homeless.
Age range: 18+
Referral procedure: Referral including self-referral and referrals from organisations/professionals. Assessments are booked through returning the referral form on the website completed by email or by post.

Salvation Army Housing Association - Mildmay House

MainStay
Liverpool

Telephone: 0151 600 3547

Gender: Mixed
Target/Group: Single homeless people aged 16 and over, including those with drug or alcohol problems and mental health needs. No local connection required. Medium support.
Age range: 16+
Referral procedure: Agency referrals

YMCA Together - Leeds Street

Welcoming Dogs endorsed

YMCA Together
15 Leeds Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 6HU

Telephone: 0151 600 3530

Gender: Mixed
Target/Group: Single occupancy supported accommodation, 24 hour staff
Age range: 16+
Referral procedure: All referrals through Mainstay (http://www.mainstayliverpool.org.uk)

YMCA Together - Lister Road

Welcoming Dogs endorsed

14 Lister Road
Fairfield
Liverpool
L7 0HF

Telephone: 0151 261 0383

Gender: Mixed
Age range: 18+
Referral procedure: Referrals through Mainstay/Housing Options

Dogs Trust is working in partnership with Homeless UK to provide this directory of dog-friendly homelessness services. Homeless UK provides information on more than 9,000 homelessness services and is run by Homeless Link, the national charity supporting people and organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England.