Home Group - River View

Referral address

62-64 Lound Road
Kendal
LA9 7EG

Referral phone

0300 131 7982

Referral email

tracy.lowis@homegroup.org.uk

Website

http://www.homegroup.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs, people with mental health issues, ex-offenders and other vulnerable adults. Priority given to those with a local connection to South Lakeland District Council area.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists. People with a history of serious violence. Applicants are risk assessed and must have had a six-month "period of stability". Sex offenders not accepted because of proximity of local school.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 65

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency which will be uploaded onto the Cumbria County Council Supporting People portal for providers.. Will accept referrals direct from prison

Referral procedure

Referral form, all forms must be signed by a professional. Interview. Risk assessment. Require ID.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 24 weeks
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time staff, based on-site Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat & Sun 10am-1pm. Operate a key work system with compulsory support meetings each week. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed regularly. Staff offer general emotional support and signposting.

Rooms and charges

Flats £15.23 and bedsits £16.12 includes gas, electric and water.

  • Flat: 8
  • Bedsit: 4
  • Total spaces: 12

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished, with ensuite facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: Ground floor flats may be suitable for those with limited mobility but vacancies are rare.
  • Other facilities: Shared kitchen for residents in bedsits. Communal coffee area for people in flats.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must engage in programme of support. No alcohol in communal areas. Smoking in own rooms only. Licence agreements

Visitors

9am-11pm in resident's flat only. Must be accompanied. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Bus and railway stations within walking distance of the service

Donations

We accept clothing, food and household goods - 0300 1317982


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Home Group - River View and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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