Riverside Care and Support - Old Tea Warehouse

Referral address

Amersham Hill
High Wycombe
HP13 6NQ

Referral phone

01494 753920

Referral email

Website

http://www.riverside.org.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people, including those with drug, alcohol or mental health problems and ex-offenders. Priority given to those with a local connection.

Who we cannot help

People with convictions for arson.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone, call in daily 24 hours or write. Require proof of benefit entitlement. Interview. Applicants may be subject to a risk assessment.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

15 full time and 2 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (6 residents per keyworker), weekly meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every three months. Staff provide advice and support with life skills and resettlement.

Rooms and charges

£13.51pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 42
  • Total spaces: 42

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 wheelchair user can be accommodated.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend weekly keywork and residents' meetings. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in own room only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

9am-11pm (no admittance after 9.30pm). No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

High Wycombe train station - 2 minutes walk.

Volunteering

Currently have 4 volunteers. Phone 01494 753920 for further information.


Is this page accurate?

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