Riverside Care and Support - Stopover Project

Referral address

Young People’s Support Foundation

Referral phone

0161 228 7654 & 0161 436 5432

Referral email

info@ypsf.co.uk

Website

http://www.ypsf.co.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless women aged 16-25. Low to medium support needs. Stopover operates a dog policy and will accept following Risk Assessment. Referrals are made to the service by Young Peopleâ??s Support Foundation.

Who we cannot help

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

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from. Most referrals come from Young Peoples Support Foundation.

Referral procedure

Phone daily for application form and interview. Require background information from referring agency - previous accommodation, social worker involvement, etc.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time staff (1 Support Worker, 1 Project Assistant) and part time Service Manager. Core staffed hours 9-5 Mon-Fri. Night security provide waking night cover. Support planning process with meetings held fortnightly or more frequently if required. Support plans with agreed outcomes. Staff offer advice and support around benefits, housing and independent living skills.

Rooms and charges

£13.13pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 10
  • Total spaces: 10

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: One room (and kitchen) accessible for a wheelchair user. Adapted shower and toilet, audio alarm, grab rails.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend keywork and residents' meetings, and take part in kitchen cleaning rota. Smoking allowed in own room only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Women only, 2pm-9pm Tues, Weds, Fri, Sat & Sun. No overnight guests.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Buses 50, 192 from city centre - 10 minutes walk.


Is this page accurate?

If you work for Riverside Care and Support - Stopover Project 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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