Riverside - Bracken Court

Referral address

Bracken House
Bracken Court
Gelderd Road
Leeds
LS12 6LQ

Referral phone

0113 245 8091

Referral email

brackencourt@riverside.org.uk

Website

http://www.riverside.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs, including rough sleepers. Priority given to people with a local connection to the City of Leeds.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from all relevant partner agencies including Leeds Housing Options, Direct Access hostels, probation, police, prisons and Social Services.

Referral procedure

Application form completed and returned by fax or email, sometimes over the phone. Interview. Risk assessment. Placed on a waiting list if accepted.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 4 weeks
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

12 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Each client is allocated a support worker, formal support sessions take place monthly. An outcomes focused Support Plan is in place for each client, based on needs and risks, reviewed every 3 months.

Rooms and charges

£13.01pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Bedsit 12
  • I bed flat 38
  • Total spaces: 50

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 single room is accessible for a male wheelchair user and adapted for disabled use.
  • Other facilities: Laundry facilities, training room and kitchen, gardens.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Residents must co-operate with keywork system. Unprotected licence agreement.

Visitors

No visitors.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Buses 217, 219, 221, 229 - bus stop 5 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Phone 0113 245 8091 for further information.

Donations

Household goods. Phone 0113 245 8091 for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Riverside - Bracken Court 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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