Riverside - Townsend Gardens

Referral address

Townsend Gardens
871 Bristol Road, Selly Oak
West Midlands
B29 6ND

Referral phone

0121 471 1462

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless women aged 18-25 with low support needs . No local connection is needed. Cannot accept anyone with a dog. Pregnant ladies welcome to apply on the understanding that unfortunately the baby cannot live at Townsend Gardens once born.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency, also via Youthline on 0300 303 0099.

Referral procedure

Applicants or any agency are welcome to telephone us direct to discuss if we can assist with offering a place, and a friendly interview is arranged to ensure we are the right place to support that individual. Interviews usually take place Monday – Friday but we welcome telephone calls at any time.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

There is staff on site 24/7 throughout the week and most of the weekend. Each resident assigned a Housing Officer and our Night Staff are awake throughout their shift to ensure the safety of our residents. Support to residents is provided through an external support provider.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 47
  • Total spaces: 47


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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Train station - 10 minutes walk. Buses 11, 21, 61, 62, 63, 964.




Food, household goods such as single bedding & cooking utensil, toiletries and money are most welcome and are used to support our residents. We keep a small supply of these items for any residents who might come to us with nothing so we can help them until their income is established.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Riverside - Townsend Gardens 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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