Manchester rough sleepers

Manchester rough sleepers

Manchester rough sleepers

If you’ve seen someone sleeping rough or needs our support in Manchester:

Manchester Council can support people best if they are given help to move away from the streets. Below provides advice and links to organisations who can help and support individuals:

  • Manchester rough sleepers – if you know someone is sleeping rough telephone the Rough Sleepers team on 0161 234 5339 or email we need the location, a basic description together with a date and time. We will arrange for an outreach worker to visit the site and speak with the individual. We will provide advice, support and give access to emergency accommodation. Outside office hours contact call 0161 234 5001 or contact the No Second Night Out service provided by Riverside Housing on 0345 1128 128 or report it via their website  We will also let you know the outcome.
  • Persons committing an offence – such as begging, causing damage or other anti-social behaviour telephone 101 (Greater Manchester Police non-emergency number) or report it to us on 0161 234 4612, email  If the person is sleeping rough they will be referred to the Rough Sleepers team – contact details above, we will also let you know the outcome.
  • Rough sleepers committing an offence – if you believe the person committing the offence is a rough sleeper, please contact 101 (police non emergency number) or report it to us on 0161 234 4612 or email  we investigate and take action to deal with the anti social behaviour. We will ensure that support is given to the rough sleeper from our Rough Sleepers team, we will also let you know the outcome.
  • Person unwell or in distress – if you are aware of a rough sleeper who appears to be either unwell or in distress, please call 999. Our teams work closely with each other and GMP – we will ensure that the appropriate action is taken to your enquiry and we will let you know the outcome.

Services for rough sleepers

The Rough Sleepers Team can be contacted on 0161 234 5339 and by email at

The team carries our regular outreach sessions within the city centre and also city wide to offer assistance to rough sleepers accessing accommodation and support.

The team can also be contacted via:                                

Booth Centre                                          Cornerstones
Edward Holt House                                  104B Denmark Road
Pimblett Street                                          Moss Side
Manchester                                                Manchester
M3 1FU                                                       M15 6JS
Telephone                                                  Telephone
0161 835 2499                                           0161 232 8888

The Beacon, 45 Bloom Street, Manchester, M1 3LY
Office: 61 Bloom Street, Manchester, M1 3LY
0161 237 3223

People can also present as homeless to Manchester City Council during office hours (9am – 4.30pm) and you can contact us in the following ways:


Telephone: 0161 234 4692

In person at our:

Customer Service Centre
Town Hall Extension
Mount Street
M2 5DB (Geographic postcode for sat nav)

Out of Hours (4:30pm – 9:00am)


Telephone: 0161 234 5001

All information above provided to Revolution by Colin Morrison, Rough Sleeping Team –