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Vision and Values



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 Aims

  • To empower young people to live independently
  • To prevent repeat homelessness
  • To respond to emerging needs of young people
  • To enable young people to improve their social and economic welfare
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What We Do!

BACKUP provide multiple services across Bolton to young people aged 16-25 years who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness. Read here about all the supported accommodation which includes emergency housing, temporary accommodation, short and medium stay supported housing. Also the non accommodation based support work that focusses on mental health, employment support and much more.

Young people can live in more than one Backup service as they make progress and develop more independence prior to moving on completely. The different services are designed to meet various levels and ranges of needs.


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