Riverside Care and Support - The Beeches

Referral address

6 Wilbraham Road
Manchester
M14 6JZ

Referral phone

0161 224 8300

Referral email

beeches@riverside.org.uk

Website

http://www.riverside.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless women aged 16-25. Local connection is required except in cases of domestic violence.

Who we cannot help

Women with convictions for arson or with current serious drug or alcohol problems.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from City Centre Project (0161 228 7655), local colleges, Womens Direct Access Manchester, Barnardos, Refugee Action and other Homeless organisations.

Referral procedure

Email or phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Application form. Interview. Require background information and ethnic monitoring form from referring agency, also signed consent to disclosure form. Applicants encouraged to visit project beforehand where possible.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 month
  • Maximum stay: 6 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Support worker system, with fortnightly meetings. There is an expectation that all service users will be working towards employment and/or attending training, education or doing voluntary work.

Rooms and charges

Contact project for details of ineligible costs.

  • Single: 22
  • Total spaces: 22

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. House rules. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Women only, between 4pm-9pm. No overnight guests. No guests under the age of 16.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Buses 41, 43, 47 - 2 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Currently have 4 volunteers, run session on a variety of topics eg reflexology, art & craft. Email tamsen.wood@riverside.org.uk for further information.

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods, furniture, money. No electricals. Email janet.wilkinson@riverside.org.uk for details.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Riverside Care and Support - The Beeches 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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