The Shed

The Shed is a pilot project that offers guidance and support to men living in Salford and Trafford. The main focus of the project is to support men to move forward in their lives and reach their potential. This is achieved through a combination of professional help and peer support.

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Eligibility criteria

  • Adult males (18+), who fit at least one of the following criteria:
    • Offenders or ex-offenders
    • Needing support to move into training or employment
    • Experiencing loneliness or isolation.

Support and Interventions

The Shed provides support to men on a wide range of themes and topics, including:

  • Attitudes and thinking skills
  • Aspirations and goals
  • Independent living skills
  • Employability and training
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Benefits, finance and energy advice
  • Fitness, hobbies and interests

The Shed’s programme of work combines one-to-one and small group sessions. It is delivered through a combination of phone, virtual and face-to-face sessions. Support is provided by a professional coordinator, volunteers and peers.

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To refer a person to The Shed, please contact Adrian Fields (Co-ordinator) in the first instance, for an informal discussion.

Adrian Fields

07711 556972


Get involved

If you want to get involved and make a difference, get in touch with us to discuss how you can help.