Providing a meal

Safe Haven Night  Shelter
Helping people get of the streets of Manchester
Helping people get of the streets of Manchester
The Cornerstone Family

Welcome to Cornerstone

Who We Help

Cornerstone is a day centre providing services to vulnerable and disadvantaged adults. We help people facing a wide range of social issues. Cornerstone welcomes people from all backgrounds and operates a policy of non-discrimination.

Who We Are

Cornerstone is part of Caritas Diocese of Salford, a registered charity formed to bring together all the work undertaken across the Catholic Diocese of Salford. This organisation is dedicated to helping young people and families in addition to the vulnerable adults served by Cornerstone. Further information on Caritas Diocese of Salford can be found a

Our Aim

Our aim, in its broadest sense, is to provide a service that enhances the quality of life of our clients and bring together people from all backgrounds helping build a better community.

Latest News

Volunteers Turn the Wheels of Cornerstone
The Cornerstone Volunteers Mass on Saturday 29th June drew in over 100 people, mainly volunteers and supporters to give thanks for the work with homeless and destitute people, refugees and asylum seekers in the heart of Manchester. The opening hymn captured the essence of the service: We are pilgrims on the journey, We are travellers
Christmas at Cornerstone 2018
Christmas is always a very busy period for Cornerstone and this year is no exception. We have various events and activities over the festive period, and as always everyone is welcome to joins us. Please see a list of dates and times below: Our opening time during Christmas-New Year are: Sat 22nd Dec              CLOSED Sun
Andy Burnham visit to Cornerstone
On the 13th March, Caritas Diocese of Salford welcomed Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester to the Cornerstone Centre. Andy spent the day visiting established organisations that are provided services to people experiencing homelessness across Manchester. Since being elected in May 2017, Andy has personal commitment to tackling the issue of homelessness and has pledged
Thank you! to everybody that has helped us in 2017
CORNERSTONE DAY CENTRE AND SAFE HAVEN NIGHT SHELTER Wishing everybody that has helped us in 2017 by way of donating goods, time or money  A Very Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year. We can’t thank you enough! Through your support (however small) you can be sure you have helped to change many lives, and

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Client Stories

Read about how Cornerstone have helped changed peoples lives on a personal level

Tom is originally from Bulgaria, he has worked in London for several years. Unfortunately Tom
Tony has complex mental health needs and has been in and out of hospital many
Many of our people come to Cornerstone because they are lonely and need company. This
28 years ago, from a bleak, marginalised, oppressive, corrupt and racially discriminated region I came
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