Homelessness

BACKUP North West
Business Name:
Long Business Description:

Backup is the longest running young persons supported housing scheme in Bolton.

We support young people aged 16 – 25 years old. We prevent homelessness by providing an opportunity for young people who are homeless to be safe, stable and develop skills for independence.

We deliver a range of services that include accommodation, support, advice and guidance with 2 aims:

  • Preventing homelessness
  • Increasing independent living skills

In doing so we see improvements in health and well-being, reduction in risk of harm, improvements in finances, increase in self-confidence, improvements in health both physical and mental, less exploitation, reduction in use of drugs or alcohol amongst other things.

Our Vision

Backup North West believe no young person should experience homelessness.

For the young people that do; Backup aims to be an outstanding provider of high quality, holistic housing and support services.

Our Values

  • Empowerment
  • Respect
  • Consistency
  • Non-judgemental
  • Honesty
Business Website Address:
Business Phone Number:
01204 520183
Post Code:
BL2 1DU
Business Address:
Unit 1, Sure Store, Orlando Street, Off Manchester Road, Bolton BL2 1DU
Business Tags:
Streetlife Blackpool
Business Name:
Long Business Description:

Streetlife is a youth work charity who assist vulnerable young people in the Blackpool area

Streetlife provide support – for those up to the age of 26 – from The Base, our Day Centre, and Night Shelter, which serves as emergency accommodation for those who need it most.

  • 300 Young people a year visit our day centre for support on issues including housing, finances and employment. 
  • 150 Access our Night Shelter, which provides safe accommodation for up to four* young people
  • 79% Of young people who attend duty appointments after accessing The Shelter secure accommodation
  • 200 Young people discover Streetlife’s services for the first time every year (that’s one every other day)

Providing support, shelter and direction to help vulnerable young people to find their way.

You can help us make a difference and transform young lives. Streetlife wouldn’t be possible without people like you. You can get involved through volunteering, fundraising events, campaigns and more. Call us or Fill in the contact form below and let’s have a chat.

*Streetlife’s Night Shelter has re-opened on a reduced capacity of 4 beds from Sunday 1st November 2020.

Business Website Address:
Business Phone Number:
01253 291038
Post Code:
FY1 3LQ
Business Address:
48 Buchanan Street, Blackpool, Lancashire,