Contact Us Useful Websites

Manchester City Council Services  or phone 0161 234 5000 (opening times Mon-Fri 8:45am-5.00pm)

Manchester Housing On Call or phone 0161 953 2525

Advice and guidance about finding a home, moving to a new home and home swaps. Includes the on-line Manchester Move service

Benefits Service

Manchester City Council's Benefits Service manages and pays out Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, Second Adult Rebate and secondary school clothing grants and arranges free school meals. 

Environment On-call

Contact the Environment On Call team with enquiries about your street environment including pavements, highways, trees and hedges, street cleaning, refuse collection, street lighting andrecycling.

Pest Control

There are plenty of good reasons why you might want to rid your home of pests. They can be a nuisance, damage your home or endanger your health and safety. Find out about some common household pests, get advice on how to deal with them. 

Social Care

The council provides a number of services to help adults and older people remain independent. They aim to prevent people from losing their independence by supporting them to live their own lives as they want to. 

Through the Children's Services the council provides services for children, young people and their parents and families in Manchester.

Welfare Rights and Tax Credit Advice 

The Welfare Rights Team within Manchester City Council can help people who live or work in Manchester, or attend a Manchester hospital for treatment, sort out a wide range of benefit and tax credit problems.

Other Useful Numbers

Citizens Advice Bureau 

Advice and information on a wide range of issues including - benefits, debt, housing, employment, consumer problems, problems with utility companies, education, family law and other legal problems. Contact the bureau at 16 Rowlandsway, Wythenshawe or call the telephone advice line on 08444 111 222. 

Greater Manchester Police

Wythenshawe Police Station on Poundswick Lane holds lists of late-night emergency numbers including doctors on call, chemists, garages, locksmiths and glaziers. Local stations can also provide helpful advice about crime prevention and household security.  To contact your local Neighbourhood Policing Team, call 0161 856 4882.

8am - 8pm Weekdays
8am - 4pm Saturdays
Closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays

Manchester Credit Union 

Credit Unions aim to help you take control of your money by encouraging you to save when you can and provides a handy, cost-effective way of saving, borrowing and protecting your money.  Click here for opening hours, contact details and collection points.  

Wythenshawe Law Centre
The Enterprise Centre,
34 Benchill Road,
M22 8LF.

Free legal advice for people who live or work in Wythenshawe.
Subjects covered - welfare rights ,debt , education , employment , housing.
Open for drop ins Monday - Thursday 10-1.
Tel. Advice - Monday - Friday 10-1, 2-5

Tel: 0161 946 3557

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