Riverside - Stopover Project
Young People's Support Foundation
0161 228 7654 & 0161 436 5432
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless women aged 16-25. May accept those with multiple needs. Stopover operates a dog policy and will accept following Risk Assessment. Referrals are made to the service by Young People's Support Foundation. Local connection preferred.
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
Accept self referrals and referrals from. Most referrals come from Young Peoples Support Foundation.
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
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
- 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.
- Other facilities: Lounge, garden.
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.
Women only, 2pm-9pm Tues, Weds, Fri, Sat & Sun. No overnight guests.
Buses 50, 192 from city centre - 10 minutes walk.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Riverside - 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.