Greenbank is a residential/life skills centre for single homeless males and females between the ages of 16 and 19.
The scheme has 20 fully furnished bedrooms each with an en-suite shower room. Rooms are arranged into five suites. Each suite contains a communal kitchen. There is also a shared lounge and communal laundry facilities. Residents have the use of a fully furnished IT suite and free Wi-Fi access.
To ensure a suitable placement applicants need to:
- Be male or female between the ages of 16 and 19
- Have links to Trafford
- Have support needs, and be able and willing, to develop their skills
- Be prepared and motivated to actively engage in the support process.
Greenbank supports homeless and vulnerable young people, empowering them to tackle the root cause of homeless. The support process aims to assist residents to make better life choices, re-build family relations and if appropriate, move-on to successfully manage their own home.
Alongside the structured support sessions the team at Greenbank work closely with other agencies including: Connexions, Rathbones, Fairbridge, Princes Trust, YOS and colleges to ensure that residents engage with positive and meaningful activities.