Riverside - Powerhouse Foyer

Referral address

300 Upper Parliament Street
L8 7JU

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people with low to medium support needs. Applicants with a local connection to Merseyside are given priority.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders, Class A drug users and those with a history of violence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via MainStay.

Referral procedure

Assessment times at the Powerhouse Mon & Tues 9am-5pm. Appointments can be made by agencies or individuals but people can also just turn up and be seen that day. There may be a wait if an assessment is being carried out. Need ID and proof of benefit.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1-3 Months
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

10 full-time staff provide 24 hour waking cover. Support work system (13 residents per worker), weekly meetings. Support plan with agreed outcomes. Staff provide advice and support with employment and training, benefits and life skills.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 40
  • Flat: 12
  • Total spaces: 32


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  • Disabled facilities: 5 wheelchair users can be accommodated. Grab rails, lift, warden-call systems.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Edge Hill train station - 5 minutes walk. Bus 86.


Food, clothes, toiletries, household goods, money. Phone 0151 288 8100 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Riverside - Powerhouse Foyer 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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