Riverside - Shaw Street

Referral address

117 Shaw Street
L6 1HW

Referral phone

0151 207 3443

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless. Do not need a local connection.

Who we cannot help

No Couples. Arsonists. Sex offenders. Anyone who is alcohol or drug dependant and not engaging in appropriate support for this.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Mainstay.

Referral procedure

Background checks. Clients usually notified within 24 hours – depending on priority and availability.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour staff coverage. Clients allocated a support worker on arrival. Support plan and risk assessment. Training and education needs assessed.

Rooms and charges

£5.95pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Flat: 20
  • Total spaces: 20


  • Furnishings: Flats fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 fully adapted flats – wheelchair accessible
  • Other facilities: IT suite, training room, community training kitchen, garden and lounge area

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Alcohol and smoking permitted in own flat, but not in communal areas. Licence agreement.


Daily 9am-9pm. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Nearest bus to city centre is directly outside, number 21.


Volunteers are utilised by skill. Contact: 0151 207 3443 / Debbie.riley@riverside.org.uk


Food, cleaning products and toiletries always needed. Contact: 0151 207 3443

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Riverside - Shaw Street 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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