Riverside - Young Person Centre
28 Terry Street
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Young single homeless people aged 16-21 including people form leaving care or with mild-medium mental health problems or learning difficulties, criminal justice and those with drug or alcohol problems. Local connection required.
Who we cannot help
Those with sexual or arson offences.
- Minimum age accepted: 16
- Maximum age accepted: 21
How to get a referral
Referrals sent to SPOC at the above email address. Once received an interview at the scheme will arranged. Young people must have proof of NINO and Birth Certificate to support benefit claims can be made successful.
Weekly meeting with Riverside and YPSS to discuss waiting list, joint decisions to allocations.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 1 week
- Maximum stay: 2 years
Support and accommodation
Up to 6 staff on-site 7.30am-10pm, 24 hour waking cover. Weekly step sessions. Bespoke Step by Step programme to support developing independent livings skills such as , benefit claims, budget planning, food hygiene, laundry, interview skills, Positive relationships, sexual health and substance misuse etc. Support in accessing Education , training or the employment market. CV creation. Emotional and practical support 24/7.
Rooms and charges
£13.37 pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.
- Single: 25
- Total spaces: 25
- Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
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- Disabled facilities: None.
- Other facilities: Lounges in each house. Communal chill out space. Communal reception area.
Rules and policies
House rules and tenure
Zero tolerance to drugs/alcohol on scheme premises. No smoking in rooms or within scheme. Licence agreement. Step by Step programme is a service expectation.
No overnight guests. Due to safeguarding restrictions prearranged family visits only in the scheme.
Train and bus stations - 20 minutes walk.
Riverside employ volunteers and GROW trainees across many schemes. Help with fundraising, skills sharing, befriending, admin support. Phone Team 01482 310500 for further information.
Food, small household goods, cooking utensils , pots pans, monetary donations. Phone on 01482 310500 for details.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for Riverside - Young Person Centre 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.