Riverside - SASH Project
Old Library House
0161 792 7700
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless including ex-offenders, those who may be at risk of offending or who have substance/alcohol misuse problems. Exist must be in place by referral before being consided for accommodation. Local connection is not needed. Can not accept sex offenders.
Who we cannot help
Those with offences against children or young people. Schedule 1 offenders. Arsonists. Those who may present a risk to other residents or staff.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
Accept referrals from any agency, including Probation Service. Will accept referrals direct from prison.
Phone daily 24 hours. Referral form and interview assessments. May require some background information, eg probation reports, details of previous supported housing placements etc.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 3 months
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
The service offers support in areas such as addressing offending and substance misuse issue, setting up and maintaining a home, managing finances, claiming benefits and developing domestic and life skills. The service assesses those thought to be vulnerable and who may be finding it difficult to sustain a tenancy. Support levels are negotiated and planned according to the identified needs.
Rooms and charges
£12.67pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 20
- Total spaces: 20
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins and fridges.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Lounge, kitchen, laundry room, games room, group room.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Residents must attend meetings with their keyworker once a fortnight. No alcohol or smoking allowed in communal areas. Licence agreement.
Between 10am-10pm in communal areas only. No overnight guests.
Buses 51, 52, 137.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Riverside - SASH 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.