Home Group - River View
62-64 Lound Road
0300 131 7982
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
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 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
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
- 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
9am-11pm in resident's flat only. Must be accompanied. No overnight guests.
Bus and railway stations within walking distance of the service
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.