Riverside - Newton House Hostel

Referral address

16 London Road

Referral phone

01452 522381

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single people over the age of 18 with multiple and complex needs – street homeless, addictions, offending behaviour, mental health. Length of stay up to 6 months. Signposting to specialist support services. Working towards move-on to independent living.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. Application forms and interview. May require some background information.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

20 full time and 4 part time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Staff provide care plans, personal support, assistance with employment, and training and resettlement plans. Residents meet with key worker at least weekly. Regular residents' meetings.

Rooms and charges

Contact project for details of room and ineligible costs.

  • Single: 50
  • Total spaces: 50


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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  • Disabled facilities: 4 bedspaces accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Alcohol allowed in designated area. Smoking allowed in own room only. Licence agreement.


Must leave by 5pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bus and train station - 5 minutes walk.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Riverside - Newton House Hostel 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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